As much as 53 million tonnes of plastic waste could spill into the world's rivers, lakes and oceans by 2030 — even if countries meet their commitments.
Changes caused by COVID-19 in the higher education sector could alter the power dynamics between African researchers and those from developed countries.
If you think the global south is fairing well during the pandemic, you haven't been paying attention.
For the second time this century, crises have led to calls to transform our global food system. We can start with restructuring the global food trade so that it complements local food systems.
Academics face the choice of becoming a colony of the Northern mainstream or retreating into a Southern “indigenous” enclave. Both should be resisted.
While celebrating the millions on streets in London and Vancouver, we must not forget the sacrifices of people in the Global South.
A new push to focus development efforts on big infrastructure projects could have unitended consequences.
The Southern Ocean, as artists have uncovered, is also a treasure trove of cultural narratives.
Can developing countries get rich from data?
The effects of climate change will disproportionately affect the world's poorest, risking the lives and health of millions of people located mainly in the Global South.
Rather than requiring companies to ensure a living wage for their global supply chain workforce, the Modern Slavery Act ends up punishing them.
The informal economy is often perceived negatively, yet recent research from developing and emerging countries indicate that the preconceptions that surround it are myths.
International law has deep connections to structures of power and inequality. Thankfully, committed jurists like Fatou Bensouda are fighting oppression through their unapologetic acts of resistance.
In the past few decades, there's been more critique of global knowledge inequalities and the global North's dominance.
Scholars such as Alfred Sauvy, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan and Frantz Fanon wrote in French, but their work greatly contributed to our understanding of democracy and social change in all contexts.
Donald Trump portrays migrants as a foreign problem 'dumped' on America's doorstep. That view ignores the global forces that bind nations together, including trade, climate change and colonization.
The global poverty plot is thicker than what the World Bank would have us believe.
Once artificial intelligence takes over task-based and calculative jobs, the invisible care work that underpins our offices, marketplaces and institutions could finally become more visible and valued.
A new project takes a different look at the role of oceans.
The exclusion of scholars based in the global South undermines their work.