‘Rapist, killer cops’: protesters march in Paris’s 18th arrondisement.
Governments' continual use of security forces to 'keep order' in low-income and minority neighborhoods masks their inability find solutions other than force.
An early leader in the race for president, France's former finance minister has been working to build a political narrative outside of the country's traditional political parties.
Recycling, rental, durability: How three strategies from the "circular economy" can help automobile manufacturers reduce waste and improve profitability, all while helping preserve the environment
How to measure the real impact of green bonds? As France is issuing its first green bonds, the market in the global south could expand fast this year.
The arguments for an universal basic income have emerged from a rising disillusionment in classic economics and expectations of more security.
The fall of the Berlin wall was supposed to usher in ‘the end of history’, an eternal age of capitalist economics and liberal-democratic politics. It hasn’t turned out that way.
As candidate, Trump promised protectionist trade policies and denigrated international agreements. Now, as president of the United States, how far can he go?
Recent research contradicts the belief that a period of calm usually follows a serious earthquake.
We need Mars-level thinking to solve our energy and climate problems here on Earth.
Britons, Nigerians, Americans and Brasilians don't see time in the same way. These differences are explained by the history and constraints of each country.
Understanding the populism of the Putin government is more urgent than ever as Russia plays a major geopolitical role in the Middle-Eastern balance.
International institutions make up a stage on which States vehemently and openly denounce world problems and suffering while they actually have no intention to act.
There are good reasons why 'negative data' and wrong hypotheses should be made available to everyone.
Fallout from the Volkswagen case shows how scandals can give virtuous organisations a competitive edge and help industries evolve.
In a time when war and sports are the primary means of competition, Olympic gold has never been so valuable – or expensive.
Protecting humanitarian workers requires an understanding of their individual situation, not broad assumptions.
Chernobyl is already responsible for up to 5,000 cases of cancer in Europe.
Around the world, leading universities have established themselves as well-known brands. In France, we haven't yet entered the race for global higher education.
The next cancer breakthrough could be found in international waters – but who's in charge of the high seas?
How scientists and corporations are plundering the developing world for new substances.
Will Hélène really learn English better if you call her Helen?
Even with the end of the war in central Africa, continuing instability in the region has triggered an epidemic of rape.
What will be the economic and political fallout as oil continues its slide toward $20 a barrel?
The endeavor assumes that computers could manage billions of billions of cerebral connections. Alas, that's not happening anytime soon.
Uploading one's mind to a computer in order to attain digital immortality has long been the fantasy of geeks and billionaires. So what's stopping us?
Real-time analysis of Twitter data has been successfully used to predict elections, flu outbreaks and box-office results. So could it also be used on the stock market?