An Insurance Solution for the World’s Poorest

Entrepreneur Ntando Kubheka has launched a platform to insure the properties of millions of poor South Africans.

This High Schooler Hands Out More PPE Than the Feds

Edward Aguilar launched a logistics nonprofit to get protective equipment to the people who need it.

Asian Anger: A Model Minority No More

Asians, in the shadow of COVID-19, are suddenly drawing lots of heat.

Look Closer: Mythological Stuff, or an Apocalyptic Storm?

Taal Volcano offers up stunning imagery — and danger.


Real Talk Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

How to Handle High Seas Terror

A brief boat trip leads to ocean terror most extreme as a family finds out what the graveyard of the Atlantic means.

I Lost My Mother in a House Fire

Black families have taken care of their aging relatives alone for generations.

When Everything Burns

The Sonoma fires — massive, terrifying and massively terrifying — were also very real for those in the middle of them.

Climate Change Is Wearing Donors Down

As extreme weather events batter nations with growing frequency, donor fatigue is leaving the communities most vulnerable to climate change in even greater danger.

How the Jet Stream Is Changing Your Weather

Scientists are increasingly focusing on the North Atlantic jet stream as an indicator of future climate change trends.


When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

The Dark(er) Side of the Hurricane Katrina Conspiracies

Peering beneath the surface of this cataclysm, there were persistent untruthful narratives.

Eastern Europe Has a Disturbing Fire Fatality Problem

The world’s highest rates of death by fire are mostly in former Soviet states.

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