We need to tackle individualism to tackle climate change.
When people are invested in one another and share a sense of place, they can respond to terrible events in admirable, courageous ways.
I saw the performance the first day the smoke was clearing. We need connection to find a way forward; I found it in the theatre.
Our public pools are cherished places: just ask 28 Australians for their recollections. But there was a time when not everyone was welcome in the pools.
Black Americans who grow up in racially segregated areas tend to have worse health, education and future economic prospects. Moving out can make a big difference.
A terrorism expert explains the legislation that led to the attacker's release.
More attention needs to be paid to loneliness’s complex history.
These inspirational food sharing initiatives around the world demonstrate that sustainable food system can – and should – be democratic.
Young refugees are at high risk of being homeless in Australia. A five-year study has found re-establishing connections with their communities was the pathway out of homeless for most of them.
Children feel lonelier and spend less time outside than ever before. New research is showing how reconnecting children with the community can help.
From Cape Town to Kisumu and Greater Manchester, cities around the world are seeing the benefits of festivals that celebrate traditions and people.
As neighbourhoods lost their milk bars, they also lost a daily point of connection for locals. But all is not lost. In some areas, the humble corner store is making a comeback.
Stop and search and other police tactics cannot address the complicated social problems that are linked to knife crime.
A sense of place matters for people and communities. When a suburb is created from scratch, close attention needs to be paid to the cues from the landscape and meanings people attach to the area.
Interviews with Leave and Remain supporters shows a common desire to preserve community and frustration with the self-interest of some politicians.
One in 10 shops in the UK lies empty. These buildings could be put to good "meanwhile" use to benefit and sustain communities.
It's easy to scorn the gentrifying hipster stereotype, but many inner-city neighbourhoods benefit from the distinctive mix of businesses and activities they pursue. So why should the suburbs miss out?
Changing demographics in small-scale farming have had a severe impact and affect farmer motivation, especially among youth
The cities we build in turn shape our society. So when so many of us feel lonely, we should aim to apply what we know about the social impacts of design to help people connect with each other.
Research has started to identify the key factors in creating communities that promote good early childhood development.