The narrative of the Fourth Industrial Revolution is more aspiration than reality.
Preliminary research finds that India’s high growth rate has failed to trickle down to society’s marginalised communities, with caste, gender and background still dictating life chances.
An anthropologist writes that despite best efforts, there is no guarantee that children may not have been exploited in the production process of chocolate.
The call for GST exemptions on food is a regular feature of New Zealand politics, but it’s far from the simple cost of living solution many seem to think it is.
On many dimensions, Millennials aged 25-35 are better off than were Boomers, with housing and the environment the big exceptions.
The case for homework for primary-age children is not clear.
A wealth tax has long been in the too hard basket for successive governments, but it’s time to take it out and properly debate the fairness of the current system.
Freedom Day needs to be used by South Africans to renew their commitment to correcting their country’s faults.
Low literacy levels are a common contributing factor in Australia’s homeless population. We asked people who have experienced homelessness how poor literacy affected their lives – and what would help.
The consumer price index, which measures everything from the price of peanut butter to gasoline, jumped at an annualized pace of 8.5% in March 2022 as inflation continued to accelerate.
Environmental catastrophe, war, a worldwide pandemic. What does this mean for feeding the world today and in the future?
Inequality in organisations is difficult to shift because they are entrenched by the status quo.
For people who struggle to meet their basic needs, it will take a lot more than simple psychological exercises to flourish. It will take systemic change.
Antimicrobial resistance disproportionately affects the world’s poorest and most vulnerable populations in low- and middle-income countries.
The west African master has been awarded for his lifelong focus on grassroots architecture and empowering local communities.
On March 24, government leaders, academics and scientists are gathering to discuss a better future for all.
Social security reforms are needed that include support for the long-term and chronically unemployed and informal workers.
Just as access to vaccines was vastly more difficult for low-income countries, the same is now true for the virus’ treatments: at potentially great cost to the world.
A sports economist explains how the deal leaves players with a fundamentally different – and in many ways, worse – arrangement than their counterparts in the other major US sports leagues.
The goal posts for black women at historically white higher education institutions are constantly shifting.