Populism is currently attractive because it contains a grain of truth. If we want to be prepared for the post-populist period and hasten its coming, we must address these real issues.
In April 2017 the IPSP conducted a survey on how cooperation and competition were perceived and how respondents felt in cooperative versus competitive situations.
The support for the key values that pervade the discourse about social justice is overall very strong but it may be surprising that democracy and solidarity receive less support among respondents.
Is democracy really dying in the American mind?
Our work on the International Panel for Social Progress has led us to conclude that religion is neither inherently pro-democracy nor inherently anti-democracy.
Intimate partner violence has tremendous negative consequences for women, their families and societies, yet it have not received the political attention it should.
About 263 million children and youth worldwide are out of school. If some progress have been made, especially on school attendance, huge gaps remain on gender parity or equity in schooling choices.
Despite the technological advances that humanity has known for millennia, the standard of living did not begin to rise until around 1800.
Urban planning is not gender neutral. Women deserve to live in cities that treat them equally, respond to their needs and reduce opportunities of violence.
Humankind has today reached a historical peak in developing its strengths. It should use it to create a human community of nations inclusive on all fronts : scholars can help.
Increasing well-being is generally accepted as one of the essential components of social progress. But which measure of well-being – if any – should we use ?
Global media systems cannot effectively contribute to social progress until opportunities not just for access, but also for active participation, are more widely shared.