A group of America's most powerful CEOs said companies should no longer merely focus on maximizing shareholder wealth. A business professor explains why it's not a big deal.
Google+ is the latest online community to shut down, forcing users to seek other options. So why are organisations pulling away from user-generated content such as reviews, comments and debates?
How theatre and artwork allowed us to better address severe air pollution.
A researcher looking at the social impacts of shale gas developments, explains why there's much more to the Blackpool tremors than just ground movements.
When people form local networks to take care of resources such as drinking water, they strengthen their communities. Technology can support these efforts and promote learning and innovation.
The president says immigration is bad for the US economy. Economists disagree.
Immigrant raids can cause long-term community trauma. The raids can also lead to new political alliances that reshape the meaning of community.
A different form of state capture is underway in South Africa's rural areas where traditional leaders are selling off people's land to miners. But communities are fighting back.
In the country's wealthiest cities, gentrification is a dirty word. But it's all relative – just ask Hartford and Columbus.
Nigeria's failure to protect its citizens from Boko Haram's insurgency has given rise to vigilante groups north east of the country.
Mostly, humans have been devastating to the planet but, on rare occasions, we get it right. Here are stories of people who live in harmony with their surroundings, from Tibet to Morocco and beyond.
Generally conflicts are not caused by climate change. But it can lead to complex security risks.
Even though Facebook claims to be a global community, its rise has come at the expense of online subcultures for marginalized people, from body modification enthusiasts to drag queens.
Without help, lower-income people could miss out on the clean energy revolution – hence the arrival of community projects aiming to boost access to solar panels, batteries and other green technology.
Australia is a place that prides itself on the fair go. And yet, all is clearly not well.
The power of storytelling research through film.
Modern life is stressful – here's how to make your local neighbourhood a haven.
A cultural war is necessary to protect the progressive and compassionate heart of this country.
Climate scientists are finding a disconnect between communities and climate science: people simply don't trust the information they're receiving.
A new study of more than 2000 Australians has found we care deeply about local councils, and overwhelmingly want governments -- not private contractors -- to deliver local services.