When governments have evidence, they are better placed to develop health policies and programmes.
Land reform programme has done very little to improve access to land for black South Africans.
A Lancet series shows that C-sections are performed for non-medical reasons in private health while poor women who need the surgery don't have access.
In their relentless pursuit of research commercialization, and bigger robots, universities might miss the real opportunity of technology - to make our world a better place.
The two major sources of data show conflicting trends on income inequality.
There are groundswells of civic engagement in a handful of countries, but ensuring the survival of fundamental freedoms in these dangerous times will require a resistance that knows no borders.