This Week In IBTimes Magazine

 
on February 13 2014 5:20 PM
  • Pizza Ciro, Rome, Mafia (for 1/14 mag)
    Pizza Ciro, a pizzeria in central Rome seized by police last month for alleged connections with the Mafia. Domenico Conti
  • Naquasia Legrand (for 2/14 mag)
    Naquasia Legrand
  • Bhutanese refugees in Nepal (for 2/14 mag)
    An elderly Bhutanese refugee in Kathmandu, Nepal, listens during a class for migrants that includes a mock airport security exercise. Kyle Knight
  • Tesla Model S (for 1.14 mag)
    A man walks by a Tesla Model S in Beijing. Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon
  • Yumen China smokestacks, China energy (for 2/14 mag)
    Smokestacks from a petrochemical plant foul the air in China’s Yumen city. Jacopo Dettoni
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Mafia Marinara

Freelancer Domenico Conti investigates the mob’s entrepreneurial efforts in Italy -- laundering money through high-end restaurants and bars, including many that politicians and famous people frequent.

Fast-Food Worker

The long commute to an $8-an-hour job, in one of the most expensive cities in the world: Angelo Young talks to KFC employee and worker activist Naquasia Legrand about raising the minimum wage, working at the fast-food franchise, and meeting with President Barack Obama.

First, Place The Belt Snugly Across Your Waist

Freelancer Kyle Knight reports from Kathmandu, Nepal, about a major resettlement program that requires training Bhutanese refugees in the basics of air travel.

Putting The Hype To The Test

Test driving the new Tesla S: Danny Choy puts the first premium electric sedan through its paces.

Windmills Churning Smoggy Air

Jacopo Dettoni looks at China’s split-personality energy program, in which solar panels and wind turbines are almost obscured by noxious smog from coal-fired power plants.

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