Scotland remains sick man of Europe despite devolution. Here's what is going wrong.
There is increasing evidence that voters have lost their faith in politicians and politics. But the way to restore faith is by implementing policies that make economic and social sense.
It's not easy to make good food choices when there's a takeaway on every corner.
Two centuries of tax policy show efforts to raise taxes on the rich hinge on questions of fairness. The history also suggests proponents have a tough road ahead.
In response to the government's pre-election budget, Labor's Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh, a former professor of economics, describes an alternative economic plan.
Grand plans designed to reduce reliance on oil will struggle to create an economy which helps all the Kingdom's subjects.
Why we should stop panicking about whether the Olympic venues will be ready and start thinking about the long-term impacts of construction.
Today's classes were born out of the machine age. They are not fit for purpose in 21st century Britain.
Writer and social commentator Jane Caro told Q&A that Australia has one of the most unequal education systems in the OECD. Is that right?
Competition can be a force for positive change. But in its current form, it's setting universities back rather than moving them forward.
Students from poorer backgrounds feel anxious, ashamed and stressed in the middle-class environment of a university.
As South Africa celebrates 22 years since the end of apartheid this month, a new survey by Afrobarometer suggests the country still has a long way to go in fulfilling the promises of freedom.
With the failures of past planning now apparent, the unruly threat of a damaged and depleting planet is ushering us toward a fourth era of urban restructuring. What might City v4.0 look like?
In the humanitarian aid and development sector, local staff are paid less and receive fewer benefits than their expatriate colleagues, even when they do similar work and have similar qualifications.
Class warfare is not just a bottom-up affair.
Americans tend to agree inequality is a problem, but Democrats and Republicans have very different ideas about what is causing it and how to solve it.
Much like the latest Zack Snyder film, the inter-generational war being played out in the press seems largely unnecessary.
In the past, technology both destroyed and created jobs. Is that trend ending?
The number of super-rich individuals in Africa is growing, but they are not paying their fair share of taxes. African governments are losing out on roughly US$15 billion in taxes annually.
The late Antonin Scalia and his conservative colleagues in recent years have rolled back protections for workers and unions while giving more rights to businesses and the wealthy.