Trump and Zuma seek to sell explanations of their misfortunes to the socially insecure and economically vulnerable. To an alarming extent they succeed.
President Donald Trump has appealed to his base by attacking four Democratic Congresswomen of colour.
Rumour has it British actress Lashana Lynch will play 007 in the next Bond film. If true, the move will be a welcome change to a franchise that has long remained the epitome of conservatism.
With the House of Representatives taking the unusual approach of censuring a sitting president, attention will now turn to next week's testimony by Robert Mueller.
Agriculture appears to carry a stronger set of negative stigmas than other careers, but this is only half the story.
Urban gardening is a departure point for learning about land and relationships, as well as food, consumer culture and social activism.
Opera companies around the world are grappling with an ever-widening gap between a repertoire frozen in time and an increasingly critical audience.
The more they fight, the more popular they become – and the more pushback they receive.
It's time race equality was practised in the academy, not just preached.
Barracking has been a colourful and controversial part of Australian Rules football since the game's inception. Now, the AFL is trying to maintain order – and fans are irate.
Racism online is hurtful and damaging. But it can also spill into the real world with deadly consequences – such as the Christchurch terrorism attack.
New research has found that racial vilification is a common occurrence in junior sport in Australia – and is rarely punished when it happens.
Since Reconstruction, states have leased prisoners to US industries. That diminished in the 20th century, but now it's resurging, with prisoners leased to harvest food for American consumers.
Social biases in digital tech create racist face recognition software and sexist hiring tools, but more data collection isn't the answer.
When care is equity-oriented, patients report fewer depression and trauma symptoms, less chronic pain and improved quality of life.
Half a century after the federal government voided Jim Crow laws, the criminal justice system still discriminates against African Americans.
Bias, stereotypes and other rules of thumb influence how people think about you – even based on your name.
With the AFL's indigenous round about to take place, it's important to recognise the full history of Indigenous involvement in the sport, including the many obstacles players faced.
American cities are getting more diverse, but neighbors of different races don't necessarily socialize with each other. A sociologist in North Carolina discovered one surprising reason why.
The recent election has shown again that the extremism which worries democrats in much of the world has little traction in South Africa.