Why altruism is in shorter supply than the industry wants you to believe
Testing new ways to use this technology is underway in Japan.
These technologies could turn into a powerful tool for fighting global warming, and they have the potential to address historical climate injustices.
Lexxus Legal is a hip-hop artist and at the forefront of the activist movement in the DRC.
The intertwining of the market, state and society has continued to see itself expressed through music in the DRC.
Parent uplifting ceremony at Squamish Nation’s Totem Hall.
A design team at Emily Carr University worked with families from the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Nation to support the development of healthy environments for children.
UCT will honour Sarah Baartman by naming a hall after her.
Sarah Baartman’s name can be elevated to the highest point of the University of Cape Town’s campus, but if her legacy isn’t built into each classroom and interaction the honour is hollow.
Elsie Masson outside Government House, Darwin.
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One of the 'first white women' to travel in the Northern Territory, Elsie Masson's attitudes to the Aboriginal people she met expressed the contradictions of racial thought at this time.
In the 19th century, white families in the U.S. could easily acquire real estate. This was never the case for Black Americans.
U.S. National Archives
Old 19th-century agreements between the U.S. government which expelled Indigenous peoples from their land and gave it cheaply to white settlers continue to impact inequalities in the United States.
A family from the Central American migrant caravan at the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana.
Donald Trump portrays migrants as a foreign problem 'dumped' on America's doorstep. That view ignores the global forces that bind nations together, including trade, climate change and colonization.
A Xolobeni villager protesting against mine development.
Villagers from a community in South Africa's Eastern Cape fought to be consulted and for the power to consent to mining their land.
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We need a more nuanced approach to the world's last isolated peoples.
Australia is becoming more diverse, but these charts show we are still predominantly an Anglo society with strained relations with other cultures, particularly Indigenous and Muslim Australians.
One of the plundered Benin plaques, at the British Museum.
Colonial powers plundered the heritage of countries all over the world – restitution is long overdue.
A farmer weeding his maize crop south of Harare, Zimbabwe.
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Outdated water permit systems are threatening food security on the continent. Here's what can be done.
For William Kentridge, searching and erasure serves as a model for understanding our place in the world.
Hipsters take part in Berlin’s “Hipster Winter Cup” of throwing old vinyl records.
Hipsters exhibit a nostalgia for the past that echoes right-leaning political movements around the world.
One of the new resolutions on land related to Namibia’s urban areas, like the capital city Windhoek.
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The question of land has been hotly contested in Namibia ever since independence.
Kewpie at the site of a demolished building after the forced removals from District Six, Cape Town.
Despite South Africa's progressive constitution, LGBTIQ people continue to face discrimination in all social spheres.
Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro on the campaign trail in Rio.
Jair Bolsonaro has very rightwing views likely to put a final nail in the coffin off Brazil's Africa moment spearheaded by former president Lula da Silva.
British troops were operating against communist insurgents in the Malay Emergency when the massacre took place.
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British troops allegedly killed 24 unarmed villagers in Batang Kali in 1948, but the government still refuses a public inquiry.
Nauru’s people are struggling in the face of environmental change.
Nauru is best known as a site of Australian offshore asylum detention. But everyone on the island - not just refugees - is struggling with the issue of environmental change that threatens their lives and homes.