Many Native languages are dying, and their loss has deep and profound implications for our world.
One of the largest concentrations of poverty in the US exists in communities at the US-Mexico border called 'colonias.' These informal settlements lack access to basic infrastructure.
Anti-immigrant policies ignore that American ideals like liberty, equality and the pursuit of happiness can be traced back to the indigenous pioneers who once moved freely across North America.
Brazil could see a return to the dark days of the military dictatorship.
A new crime prevention program in Western Australia is training young Australians of African descent to become peer mentors to at-risk youths in their communities.
A series of brutal rapes in India has led to pressure to stop violence against women.
Despite continual threats, the media in Uganda continues to tackle controversial issues and break big stories of corruption and abuse of power.
China is one of the world's largest economies, and Deng Xiaoping was arguably the man who made that happen through his visions of economic reform.
Shortcomings of Namibia's land reforms suggest that voluntary, market-based transactions might not be suitable.
Up to 5,000 refugees flee hunger and chaos in Venezuela each day – a migrant crisis rivaling Syria's. Most arrive to poor South American border cities that are dangerously unprepared for the influx.
Brasília was designed to be a just and inclusive city, but it still failed. Can Egypt's new capital avoid the same mistakes?
Mechanisms to keep users safe from violent content may pose serious problems for international justice.
Cold War 2.0 may not be fanciful: The US and China are plainly entering a period of significant geopolitical rivalry, and each has ambitions that are mutually incompatible.
The #MeToo movement has attracted mainstream media attraction, but women are using many digital platforms to share their experiences of sexual violence.
The re-election of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen contributes to the growing global democratic crisis. Here's why.
Emmanuel Shadary is President Joseph Kabila's preferred presidential candidate meaning that Kabila could remain in power if not in office.
All Eritrean men between the ages of 18 – 50 have to serve in the army for more than 20 years, forcing thousands to flee. But things look set to change.
The ongoing diplomatic spat between Canada and Saudi Arabia will hurt Canada if the kingdom intensifies its aggressive retaliation measures.
The DRC's roads are a crucial space where conflict, illegal taxation, and conflict financing entangle.
Women in the DRC are much more than victims of violence and coming together to effect change.