New York City’s plan has garnered the most attention – and criticism – but several cities are expanding their own intervention programs.
‘Unlegislating’ poverty demands a new course of action from governments that focuses on the expertise of people living with poverty who understand acutely how public policies fail.
What makes an effective lawmaker? Two scholars have studied 50 years of congressional legislating, and they’ve got a scorecard and a plan.
Why do government policies sometimes fail to reflect the public will? The answer begins with the design of the US government system, forged in the 18th century.
As the climate crisis intensifies, New Zealand businesses of all kinds must face tougher scrutiny over their commitment to reducing carbon emissions.
When public services don’t work for Indigenous peoples, it’s more than just a case of policy failure. As long as colonial assumptions are embedded in the system, there can never be real progress.
One 11-year old girl told us she knows once rent is paid, there is almost nothing left over. So she never takes school excursion notes home, in case the cost is too much.
Making room for the input of children and adolescents in responses to the next pandemic would help maintain their health, education, well-being and more.
World Health Day is shining a light on local responses to health challenges. It’s time New Zealand takes that message to heart and works with local communities for a fairer health system.
David Seymour says misinterpretation of the Treaty risks creating an ‘ethno-state’. But ‘Critical Tiriti Analysis’ aims to enhance democracy by ensuring a Māori voice at the heart of policy making.
How we design our cities can make it harder to be healthy. City planners are now able to quantify the different elements that are affecting our health and well-being.
You have a finely honed sense of privacy in the physical world. But the sights and sounds you encounter online don’t help you detect risks and can even lull you into a false sense of security.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, governments in Canada have spent hundreds of millions of dollars on outside consulting firms like McKinsey, Deloitte and EY with almost no public oversight.
Indonesian public support for the death penalty declines when they learn more about its scope and administration.
Australians’ mental health has suffered terribly during COVID. They need to know what the plan is for a future pandemic.
After enduring a devastating wave of infections, deaths and lockdowns at the start of the pandemic, Italy is putting in place tougher anti-COVID measures, including a vaccine passport.
A fatherhood researcher argues that US work policies, income inequality, gender attitudes and health care all make it harder for dads to be highly engaged at home.
There are three measures for assessing whether public policy is successful, and the Coalition has been found wanting on all three. But there is one policy area that is an even bigger disaster.
Many aspects of American society, from language to sports to fashion, remain structured or separated by gender.
How to keep food prices down? Use technology to change the way we produce food and public policy to ensure there’s a fair price put on things like climate change, human labour and animal welfare.