There is enormous pressure on young people to strive, perform and achieve. And the data indicate that many are struggling to cope.
The South African Communist Party's decision to compete in an election against its alliance partner the ANC is a watershed moment for them, with important implications for the country.
The term "neoliberalism" has a rich history but has it run its course as an accurate concept when so many people have such different understandings of what it means?
A new coalition government between the Labour and New Zealand First parties signals a move away from neoliberalism towards 'capitalism with a human face'.
Governments gently cajoling people towards better life choices is only one side of the nudge theory.
We need to work out how to save capitalism from itself.
While both parties may have set out to modernise and renew their ideologies, the ALP's and Labour’s attempts to marry the old and new instead precipitated two separate identity crises.
Differences in attitudes toward globalisation makes cooperation between the world's leading economies extremely difficult.
European football matches allow African fans to partake in the aspirational dreams exported worldwide by the Premier League or the Champions League.
We may think of current reactionary politics as radical and new, but unchecked mercantilism has always elicited a fierce backlash from both left and right. Here's what history tells us about today.
Protests in South Africa are about more than just service delivery of basic services such as water and electricity. They reflect a wider crisis about the failure to build a more equitable society.
'Women Who Work' attempts to present itself as an apolitical work. But no narratives ever are – and it's especially the case for those that anxiously seek to appear that way.
Labour must develop its pro-social and pro-working class agenda for an electorate that has been failed by globalisation and EU integration.
France must now choose between two candidates with strongly opposing visions. The outcome of the May 7 run-off could radically alter France, as well as its position in Europe and in the world.
A move that could shut an independent university in Budapest poses fundamental questions about European values.
Recent elections in Latin America have suggested a retreat from left-wing politics and populist leaders. But results from Ecuador's 2017 presidential election suggest otherwise.
Leo Zeilig's novel features a superbly crafted cast of characters. It's a page turner for readers interested in the profound questions of radical politics and humanity.
The famous slogan of the 1970s that 'women who want equality with men lack ambition' still rings true today.
Increasing inequality, environmental degradation, financial instability – it's clear the current system is broken.
People are unhappy with the current state of affairs – but this is happening despite globalisation, not because of it.