Despite repeated pledges to improve diversity, data and industry testimony shows that there are fewer people from minority backgrounds getting jobs in the film and TV industries.
A french classic has had a thoroughly modern update, meditating on themes of class, race and colonialism.
A stark divide in the response to the film suggests a deep disconnect between media elites and the rest of the country.
Suburbs are more racially and economically diverse than ever, making them key battlegrounds for the election.
Asking Australians about their favourite art and artists reveals divides between those who like traditional versus contemporary forms. But Indigenous art transcends such categories.
In 1940, when it came to evacuating children to safety in the US and Canada, class divisions still seemed to count.
Even as skin-whitening products rebrand, they are still selling racism under the guise of wellness and youth.
Americans with lower incomes today are less happy than they were 40 years ago. Could the growing class divide be to blame?
What kind of job you have has never been more important for your life chances.
Who can and can't move and why is crucial to understanding the virus.
Despite what you might see on the news, many of Iran's young people are far from rebellious. Instead, they have dealt with dwindling job prospects by conforming to a strict code of morality.
Publishers funnel massive amounts of resources into promoting titles that they think will become bestsellers. But they've become spellbound by 'stories of struggle' that can succumb to stereotypes.
A new history book shows how entanglements of race, gender, class and sexuality in South Africa flow from the moral contradictions of the settler colonial state.
Which candies count as candy in the eyes of the tax law? The answer often depends on one ingredient.
In Asian countries, many people wield umbrellas to protect them from the sun. American women used to as well – but then stopped.
A key tenet of Samoan culture emphasizes community, deference to authority and confronting fears – a mindset that makes an ideal football player. But it can extract a physical toll.
From Orwell to Trump, the wealthy have a long tradition of stereotyping working-class communities as "dirty" – that has to stop.
In a victory for meritocracy, sandwich placements overwhelmingly go to the brightest students, irrespective of their background.
A century ago, a three-minute call from New York City to San Francisco on a landline cost $500. Today, you can make the same call on a cellphone for a few cents.
Numbers alone don't relay the importance of people seeing their own experiences and lives mirrored in popular culture.