Polio: An Elusive Finish Line
The polio virus is almost completely wiped off the face of the earth, thanks to a global effort to exterminate the crippling disease, but eliminating it entirely has been a challenge.
The Malaria Warriors
The West African country of Burkina Faso, an epicenter of the world’s malaria epidemic, is also a thriving research hub where scientists have been embedded within local villages for years, looking for new solutions to combat malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
We’ve partnered with Politico for an eight-part series titled “Conventional Wisdom,” telling the stories behind some of the most memorable political conventions in U.S. history – and how they have impacted today’s political climate.
From Lyndon Johnson’s “Daisy” to Hillary Clinton’s “It’s 3 am,” Image Makers goes behind the scenes of some of our most historically influential political ads with the people who made them. This series of mini docs was created by Matthew Spolar in collaboration with NBC News.
Life After Welfare
Tianna Gaines-Turner, a former welfare recipient, still struggles to make ends meet with her family in Philadelphia.
After surviving four heroin overdoses, Heather Wetzel hopes she can stay clean for her daughter.
Faces of Treatment
A photo essay by Sarah Weiser detailing the difficult path to recovery faced by pregnant addicts at New York City’s Non-profit Center for Comprehensive Health Practice, one of the oldest centers in New York City to offer such treatment.
The Story of Sasha and Olympia
Transgender issues today are rooted in a decades-long struggle for inclusion.
A Journey through India: The Legacy of Population Fears
The Evolution of Modern Food Safety
The Public Debate About Torture
Poll graph created by Britney Dennison, Lisa Hale, Codi Hauka, and Peter W. Klein
Talking About Race
Remembrance of a Massacre — El Mozote
Photographs by Susan Meiselas / Magnum Photos Introduction by Raymond Bonner
Lessons from the Nuclear Dream
A photo essay by Sarah Weiser