In advance of the 2016 elections, I wrote about a project in California involving a clever ballot initiative. If successful, it would mandate that state legislators walk into their chamber in Sacramento donning the logos of their top 10 donors.
Al Jazeera’s in-depth look back at over a year of leaks by the ex-NSA contractor who fled from Hawaii to Hong Kong to Russia after releasing loads of documents on surveillance in the U.S. and around the world. The information is compiled from the news outlets that first reported the data.
I covered key U.S. political issues of the 2012 presidential election from middle America, beyond the campaign trail’s battlegrounds, reporting on voters in four states so Republican-leaning that neither Barack Obama nor Mitt Romney invested much electoral capital.
A series of Al Jazeera English interactive features from 2012 explored four key themes in the growing regional tension between Iran and allies of the U.S. Mapping Iran’s Nuclear Sites looked at what was known about key installations; Iran and Israel: Comparing military machines analyzed the hardware numbers of the two main adversaries; Map: US […]
Haiti suffered a tremendous calamity in January 2010. During a week of reporting around Port-au-Prince, Mohammad Al-Kassim and I documented tent cities, peacekeepers, nightclubs, and Haitian mass transit. We wrote about the first big opposition rally since the quake and about the Haitian idea of destiny. Also, listen to my Haiti radio appearance on the […]
Six-part Worldfocus multimedia series on the people and culture of North Korea. Watch original footage from August 2009 of the Pyongyang Metro, rural countryside, Demilitarized Zone, and everyday North Korean civilians. Read about an interview with a North Korean army major who explains why the stalemate remains. See traffic girls directing cars and Juche monuments.