The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
JAMES WHITLOW DELANO
Pulitzer Center grantee James Whitlow Delano traveled to Suriname to report on the Chinese population living and working in the small Amazonian country. James talks about his project in this video.
September 17, 2012 /LAUREN E. BOHN
After decades of trampled hopes under President Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are now working to figure out not only what they stand against, but what they stand for.
September 6, 2012 /SAMUEL LOEWENBERG
Global hunger affects nearly one billion people. Emergency food is not enough. This project examines some fundamental yet often overlooked interventions, most of which do not involve food at all.
In South Africa, women are not equal. The fight to end apartheid has been waged and won, but the fight for gender equality continues.
In Thailand, one of the world's most rapidly developing countries, sustainability often takes the backseat to economic growth. But rising levels of pollution and depletion could be disastrous.
Pulitzer Center grantee Stephen Franklin discusses reporting from Turkey, a country facing crises that range from internal political divisions to a massive influx of Syrian refugees on its borders.
Facial tattoos, once popular among Chaouia women in Algeria, are now less prevalent. This project examines their contribution to identity, their symbolic meaning, and reasons for their disappearance.
Iraq's Kurds are in business while Turkey and its own Kurdish population are at war. Will success in Iraqi Kurdistan ease tension in Turkey, or will it break an ethnic bond?
After 20 years of fading industry, rampant corruption, and no clear ideology, Russia is now on the move. Its young people are finding new homes in—and out—of the country.
JACOB KUSHNER, JANE REGAN
Haiti’s north is rich with mineral deposits that could infuse millions into the nation’s ailing economy—but only if the government can regulate foreign mining giants and share the wealth.
Back in power since 2007, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is leading what he claims is a “second phase of the Sandinista revolution.” Some fear Nicaragua is repeating a cycle of social unrest.
JAMES WHITLOW DELANO
Suriname, with its pristine environment, has become a pawn in a new Great Game as the balance of power in the Americas shifts from the United States toward China.
JENNIFER MCDONALD, JEN MARLOWE
Materials for teachers and students ahead of filmmaker Jen Marlowe's visit.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)