The United States came in 41st worldwide on the UN’s 2022 sustainable development index, down nine spots from last year. A political historian explains the country’s dismal scores.
Bilingual education is possible for all South Africa’s children.
The study highlights the flimsy boundaries between different forms of violence: torture and extrajudicial punishment, lawful arrest, and an unlawful kidnapping.
Inspired by her own experience with the education system, a professor of sociology explores how race and racism influence school choice and education.
Online rage towards white communities and privileged classes can be read as fatigue with the postcolonial state.
Recently, white protesters have attempted to co-opt Indigenous peoples’ call for sovereignty and self-determination for their own agendas.
The rule of law embodies the rallying cry for the fair and democratic exercise of public power, buttressed by law and fundamental rights.
Thanks to the public events and the scholarly engagement with her life and work, Charlotte Maxeke has become one of the most visible South African women from the 19th and 20th centuries.
The book reveals an insidious, unthinking form of racial hierarchy.
Racial and gender disparities in access to work are entrenched features of the South African labour market.
The new governing elite mistakenly believes that the goal of a democratic South Africa is simply to extend to everyone what whites enjoyed under apartheid.
A survey finds that hardship disparities across racial and ethnic groups have persisted throughout the pandemic.
A new study suggests exposure to police violence may affect the outcome of a pregnancy.
Findings show that income transfer programmes must operate in deliberate coordination with ancillary social service institutions to deliver the maximum benefits for women’s empowerment.
Building retrofits are no joke: They make dwellings healthier and more energy-efficient. And when they’re done in low-income housing, they also reduce inequality.
A food policy researcher helps make sense of the lexicon of US food policy terms, and explains how they relate to racial justice.
US cities began naming streets in Black neighborhoods for Martin Luther King Jr. after his 1968 assassination. Researchers studying these areas 50 years later found entrenched deprivation.
Extremist groups like the Proud Boys get white supremacy into headlines. But all white people benefit from white supremacy, whether they know it or not.
The problem for the Democratic Alliance is not one of policy. There is real substance in its commitment to substituting racial criteria for overcoming historical disadvantage.
New research shows homes in white areas have appreciated $200,000 more since 1980 than similar homes in nonwhite areas – a result of both old racist housing policies and modern real estate practices.