Dissatisfaction with democracy is rising around the world. But there are a few 'islands of contentment'.
Plans to reduce emissions quickly are seductive but can stall. Climate initiatives should end dependence on fossil energy and pursue a path towards a more just and equitable society.
The "card scene" from the much-loved Christmas film was parodied by both parties. Boris' use of it of it showed a keen awareness of the allure of an awkward British bad boy
From Brexit and Labour's future to Britain's new political battlegrounds, here's the expert lowdown on what Boris Johnson's predicted landslide win means.
How transparency and the legal system could restore trust.
A terrorism expert explains the legislation that led to the attacker's release.
Haiti is embroiled in turmoil once again as people flock to the streets to protest rampant corruption in their government. But what are the roots of the problem?
Hillary Clinton got the most individual votes from US citizens in 2016, but Donald Trump won the most electoral votes.
The failure of efforts to reform a Québec immigration program presents a unique opportunity to examine the nationalism that is being promoted in the province.
The increasing number of cases involving the abuse of the Information Law has contributed to the decline of freedom indices from Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's to Joko Widodo's time.
Since its beginnings, theater has been where the public can see what was happening, a venue for transparency and a point of view on real-life scenarios. It defines the American political landscape.
Québec Solidaire politician Catherine Dorion sparked controversy with her garb in the provincial legislature but this issue has caused uproars in parliaments around the world.
Decisions about research funding -- and how those decisions are announced -- should not be political and should follow a set schedule.
The Supreme Court's refusal to block the Sandy Hook lawsuit may lead to a flood of litigation, which ultimately may compel the gun industry to change the way it designs, markets and sells firearms.
The Hyde Amendment bans federal abortion funding for most people.
Study shows voters struggle to take media bias into account – even when they are explicitely told it's there.
From Boris Johnson to Donald Trump, a new breed of bullshitting politicians is flourishing.
Contrary to stereotypes of nepotism and corruption, African governments such as Ghana's work hard to respond to need over politics. They can mostly resist politics, but not entirely.
"Because it's 2015" became a rallying cry for gender parity when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named his first cabinet that year but equality is still not the norm in the world.
Just as domestic violence was once misunderstood and tolerated, many today fail to grasp how nude photographs can be wielded as weapons of abuse.