Iris scanning technology in use in Jordan.
UNHCR via YouTube
From eye-scanners to 3D printers, technology in humanitarian crises can be a positive force for disenfranchised people.
Vancouver’s Eco Fashion Week closed its doors this January partly due to a lack of government funding. Here, the 2015 runway: Abel collection.
(PeterJensen/Eco Fashion Week)
If the Government of Canada is serious about protecting workers' rights in Canadian global enterprises, it needs to also support local initiatives designed to transform consumer behaviour.
The Olympic Truce Mural in the athletes’ village in Pyeongchang shows just how infused the Games are with politics.
In these Olympics more than most, there is less global attention on the medal count than on who will win the politics.
Talks between North and South Korea have led to the rogue North agreeing to send a delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
North Korea sending a delegation to this year's Winter Olympics in South Korea may be a global shadow puppet show – or it might help thaw the frozen relations between the two countries.
An asylum appeal court: a judge’s view.
Inconsistencies in how judges handle appeal cases and different levels of legal provision around the country can leave asylum seekers facing a lottery.
Specialist courts and judges could ensure that key laws protecting the environment are upheld. But the Scottish government has rejected the idea
En août 2017, sur le site de l’exploitation pétrolière d’Andrezel (Île-de-France).
Le cœur du problème de la transition énergétique, ce sont les émissions de CO₂, pas l’utilisation des énergies fossiles. C’est pour cela qu’il faut s’intéresser au captage et au stockage du carbone.
Drug deaths in Scotland are now among the highest in Europe. What can be done?
Authenticité survives in the present generation of Congolese musicians like Fally Ipupa (with the red vest).
For many of contemporary Congolese musicians the idea of authenticité was seen as a positive one at a certain level, even though Mobutu abused Congo culture to build his own personality cult.
A dubious deal with the Trumps has sparked criticism of the World Bank, but attention should be focused elsewhere.
Piece of mind.
Your guide to when to pay attention to them and when to beware.
Stocks displayed at the Nigerian Stock Exchange in Lagos.
Evidence suggests a strong relationship between sustainability and the global competitiveness of a country. Nigerian businesses need to embrace it in order to thrive.
Increases in tobacco taxes hurt low-income smokers, who are already stigmatised.
Tobacco tax increases in Australia that will see a packet of cigarettes costing A$40 may discourage smoking, but will end up having unintended consequences for poorer smokers, new research shows.
A fast-paced soccer game in Zambia.
Getting involved in sports-based projects offers young Zambians a sense of community and helps them to build new support systems.
The lives of young non-Muslims are being shaped by Islamophobia in public and private spaces.
US President Donald Trump stamped his inaugural speech with the promise of ‘America First’ – a slogan with an ominous past.
Rhodesia's white supremacists appealed to the white electorate by taking a stand against African liberation. Similarly, Donald Trump appealed to white Americans who feel overwhelmed by globalisation.
It’s shite getting older.
No cultural milestone this time around, but some memorable moments on ageing.
In celebration of academic books.
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I like you, but won't 'like' you.
Parents invest less in each child beyond their first born, and it has a lasting impact.
Birth order is blamed for many social ills, often with little evidence. But being first-born does offer some developmental advantages -- and results of a new study point the finger at parents.