Born seemingly spontaneously out of a desire to create and manage shared spaces, Madrid's "citizen laboratories" are using new tools to build a new vision of how cities should be planned and run.
Who are the 'macho boasting idiots' now?
Labour's pro-NHS, anti-cuts message appealed to both Leavers and Remainers.
Domestically, Brazil is a mess. Now, its foreign policy is in crisis, too, landing a staggering one-two punch to this one-time rising star.
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.
Where now for one of the great emblems of post-World War II global co-operation?
Changes to the benefits system delve into the pockets of the poor and will lead to more families and disabled people needing to use food banks.
Can Spain learn from a decade marked by high-profile political corruption scandals involving money embezzled from regional governments and mismanagement in urban planning and construction?
Women have borne the brunt of government austerity policies since 2010.
In preparing the 2017 national budget South Africa needs to take heed of warnings that its historical austerity measures are hurting the poor and even costing lives.
An additional 39,074 people died in 2015, compared with the previous year. And the latest data shows that the trend continues.
Why are some of the most vulnerable families in Bradford missing out on food aid?
George Kerevan, Stephen Boyd and Katherine Trebeck see a world where employees are treated like just-in-time inventory.
The government says its reforms have supported people from all backgrounds. They have done nothing of the sort.
A proposed budget freeze would hurt everyone, but history shows women take the hardest hit.
Can suburban gardening and poultry-keeping meaningfully contribute to resilient and sustainable food systems? We look to the past to find out.
The new prime minister has made social justice her brand. But the evidence shows just how big a job her predecessors left for her.
The truth is, George Osborne's ideology still rules, even after deficit chasing is abandoned.
New research shows how the financial crisis led to a dramatic shift in poverty across Europe.
How the new chancellor must do to mitigate the economic effects of Brexit.