US President Donald Trump has gained notoriety for his social media posts.
US President Donald Trump often owns the conversation on Twitter for all the wrong reasons. But why use the same tactics we're criticising him for? And what would be an appropriate response?
My Country // Sarah Lee
Scrutinising the output of a national theatre at a time of rising nationalism is a worthwhile activity, but it needs either radical intention or emotional insight.
A glimpse behind bars.
Cropped from krystiano/flickr
The White House is pushing for more private prisons. But do the industry's promised benefits hold up to scrutiny?
Syrian refugees have been banned from the US for the next 120 days. Whatever happens next, the country they are fleeing will never be the same again.
Our globally interconnected world is not at peace with diversity, this is where internationalisation can step-in.
Donald Trump prioritises the nation-state and closed borders.
People are unhappy with the current state of affairs – but this is happening despite globalisation, not because of it.
We need to take back the atmosphere to save it from pollution.
China Stringer Network/Reuters Pictures
As Donald Trump promises to pull America out of the Paris climate agreement, we need concerted civil action to turn our atmosphere into a public trust.
Aaron Pooled / AMPAS
The overwhelming politicism of this year’s awards have been overtaken by the Best Picture slip up.
A prospector prepares to pan for gold in South Kivu in 2014. Many informal miners faced tough choices as US regulations turned life upside down.
The US wants to repeal controls imposed seven years ago on the trade of some Congolese minerals. The president's reasons might be all wrong. But the law was badly put together in the first place.
A woman holds a flag as she looks out over the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum.
Data on violent incidents in the US reveal that our focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11 may be misguided.
Both sea ice and government data are disappearing.
U.S. Geological Survey, flickr
Activists today are racing to save climate records from the Trump administration. Secret archives were a powerful way to fight hostile political climates throughout history – from the Nazis to the Islamic State.
As with so many other areas of policy, Trump vacillates from one pole to another on Israel.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks by phone with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin.
Research on more than 50 government investigations reveals how partisanship can get in the way of finding answers we all agree on.
Pro-Trump supporters in Manhattan. The new US president appeals to many Americans marginalised by globalisation.
The world needs an alternative system, measuring economic value in face of the dissatisfaction that brought Donald Trump to the White House.
A protestor holds a placard during a rally supporting refugees worldwide and in reaction to Trump’s travel ban.
Unfortunately potential solutions to Trump's ban are few. Refugee agencies cannot force the US to take refugees and so they will need to find sanctuary elsewhere.
New York Post.
How to challenge centuries of bigotry with a single image – and bump Trump off the front pages.
Academics join public protests around the world against Donald Trump’s immigration ban.
Academics worldwide are calling for the US president to reconsider the executive order on immigration, which many say is damaging to research collaboration.
Sgt. 1st Class Gordon Hyde, http://www.ngb.army.mil
Filmmakers sympathetic to the plight of Mexican and Central American migrants are using their films to counter the fug of misinformation.
Pussyhat pride: two protestors in Austin, Texas.
Steve Rainwater via Flickr
Craftivism allows feminists to reclaim traditionally feminine skills – and defy oppression.
In 1888, Chae Chan Ping was denied re-entry into the US, where he had lived for 12 years. Times are supposed to have changed.