Understanding how evolution affects behaviour can help address societal problems.
Evolution also does not claim humans evolved from primates. Neither does it say non-human primates, including monkeys, baboons, chimpanzees and gorillas, will evolve into humans with time.
Mickael, from Eritrea, sits close to a security fence on the main access route to the ferry harbour terminal in Calais, France.
The European obsession with labeling people either economic migrants or refugees hampers understanding of the problems they face. Adding the role remittances play to the debate would help.
George H W Bush greets troops in Saudi Arabia.
Republicans in the US don’t have a monopoly on anti-immigrant rants. It’s bad in Europe, too.
Hackles raised at an anti-migrant protest in Brno, Czech Republic.
The Czech police were condemned for writing numbers on refugees’ arms – but Central Europe’s problem with outsiders goes much deeper.
The scene at Keleti train station in Budapest, Hungary.
Budapest’s main train station has been reopened to refugees – but Hungary’s hateful politics of fear are only getting harsher.
South Africa’s game reserves are loved by tourists. The new visa regulations could have a negative impact on them.
The motive behind South Africa’s new visa regulations is noble. But the implementation needs to be adapted and improved to minimise the negative effect on the country’s tourism industry.
One student from elsewhere in Africa was told that since Nelson Mandela had died, it was time for she and other foreigners to leave South Africa.
South Africa is a popular destination for international students - especially those from the SADC region. Will xenophobia keep them away?
The relationship between Nigeria and South Africa has again been strained following xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
The relationship between Africa’s two great powers, Nigeria and South Africa, has had its ups and downs, but has been relatively cordial since 1999.
A protester makes her feelings known during an anti-xenophobia march in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Higher education institutions that only hire academics from their own backyards simply cannot compete in this era of the global university.
A still from a NSW election ad, run on television and online, which says “selling the electricity network is wrong; selling it to another country is just not on”.
Labor and the unions have decided to play the China card in the NSW election. Such scare campaigns ignore the facts, including that Australia has invested almost as much in China as China has here.
Governments have generally invested much more in hard-edged military and policing responses than in smarter and more sustainable ‘soft power’ approaches to countering violent extremism.
More than a decade of security-based transnational approaches to combating terrorist activity and propaganda have demonstrated that these alone are ineffective. Sometimes, security measures can actually…