The ethnic and religious composition of our societies is increasing rapidly. How will these changes impact our quality of life?
A small boat in the Illulissat Icefjord is dwarfed by the icebergs that have calved from the floating tongue of Greenland’s largest glacier, Jacobshavn Isbrae.
Sea levels could rise by two metres by 2100, sparking a refugee crisis unlike anything the world has ever seen.
Pour réinventer des politiques qui se fondent sur les projets des citoyens et les connaissances locales, il faut nous débarrasser des idéologies passéistes.
Les populations se sentent privées de tout pouvoir face à une élite qu’elles perçoivent comme corrompue. Une solution : repenser le marché et l’entreprise privée.
The old ideologies have to go so we can re-invent politics based in local knowledge and citizens’ initiatives.
Populism is currently attractive because it contains a grain of truth. If we want to be prepared for the post-populist period and hasten its coming, we must address these real issues.
Job seekers at a Walmart hiring event. in 2012 in Altadena, California. Hundreds of applicants showed up for 65 positions that were available.
In April 2017 the IPSP surveyed a representative sample of US adults about what makes a job a good one. Respondents put money and atmosphere first, two very different and complementary criteria.
In April 2017 the IPSP conducted a survey on how cooperation and competition were perceived and how respondents felt in cooperative versus competitive situations.
Las bodas de Caná, Paolo Veronese, 1563. Museo del Louvre.
La política y religión pueden coexistir, colaborar o destruirse. Según estas expertas, no hay una religión que condene o promueva la democracia. La actitud de los ciudadanos ante el régimen político no depende de su credo.
Members of the team who were rescued from a flooded cave prepare to be ordained to become Buddhist novices and monks.
AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit
In Theravada Buddhism, ordaining to be a monk and donating the merit thus gained is one of the greatest honors that a person can give to another – in this case to the late Navy SEAL officer.
Protester one year after Occupy Wall Street.
The support for the key values that pervade the discourse about social justice is overall very strong but it may be surprising that democracy and solidarity receive less support among respondents.
Headquarters of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, DC.
Carol M. Highsmith/Library of Congress
An April 2017 survey explored Americans’ opinions about government intervention and welfare policies. It found that on average, they want more from their government, but are highly polarised.
Americans are deeply religious people however our exclusive survey find that many do not want religion to mix with social or political life.
The results of our survey reveal that people are rather liberal in moral affairs and have mixed views about religious institutions.
Then-Fox anchor Megyn Kelly covering the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
Are Americans ready for a new media model? A new survey indicates that, surprisingly, those who are more willing to pay for news include women and the young.
Sur le plateau de Fox News, durant les élections de 2012.
Comment les Américains perçoivent-ils les médias?
Thai monks pray during a cleansing ceremony and memorial service for Saman Gunan, the Thai SEAL diver who died while trying to rescue the boys trapped in the cave.
AP Photo/Vincent Thian
In Theravada Buddhism, ordaining to be a monk and donating the merit thus gained is one of the greatest honors that a person can give to another - in this case to the Navy SEAL officer, who died.
Three of the 12 rescued boys in their hospital beds.
Thailand Government Spokesman Bureau via AP
A scholar, who has conducted research on the Thai caves in which 12 children were recently trapped, explains their power and appeal, including the rituals and myth surrounding these sacred sites.
Une étude inédite montre que les Américains restent fermement attachés à l'idéal démocratique.
La démocratie américaine est-elle vraiment moribonde ?
Americans have not lost their attachment to democracy, says an exclusive survey.
Is democracy really dying in the American mind?
Les Noces de Cana, Paolo Veronese, 1563.
Pour comprendre comment religion et politique peuvent cohabiter, il faut s’intéresser à l’action religieuse et aux organisations sur le terrain.
The Wedding Feast at Cana, Paolo Veronese, 1563.
Our work on the International Panel for Social Progress has led us to conclude that religion is neither inherently pro-democracy nor inherently anti-democracy.
A Border Patrol agent in New Mexico.
REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
Undocumented entries across the border are at all-time lows. The people now arriving are not Mexican workers, but a smaller number of Central American families seeking to escape dire circumstances.