In a range of ways, young Iranian women – with the support of men – are working to change their lives and with that, their country.
Organizers across the US are finding innovative grassroots strategies for helping people thrive. Many of these ventures emphasize working together as part of communities and collective systems.
Soap operas, with their long and involved storytelling and large audience reach, can be uniquely positioned to enable narrative transportation.
China is powering ahead with EV production, but Chinese EVs might not be ready to face the global market.
Even famous Supreme Court rulings like Brown v. Board of Education haven’t necessarily pushed US society forward in a linear direction.
Based on the nostalgic yearning for an imaginary past, Kiwiana should be quietly retired in the face of massive social and political change.
My research as a professor of death studies shows how facing up to our own mortality can offer the opportunity to rediscover some positive truths about life.
Studies show that humour is useful for engaging the public about climate change
What can we do as individuals to help save the planet? Acting locally is satisfying because we can see the results, but a geographer argues that large-scale solutions often make the most difference.
Artificial Intelligence can perpetuate existing social imbalances in a harmful manner. Can this undesirable scenario be avoided?
New research suggests that non-profits tempted by the social enterprise model do not necessarily lose sight of their social mission in favour of profits. In fact, the opposite is true.
Our relationship with the natural world is humanity’s defining challenge. Inspired by ecotopian novels, communities and movements across the world are working to meet it.
Domestic workers in Argentina are essentially women employed in the informal economy which can enable forms of mistreatment. Today they’re fighting to formalise their status.
Not just for would-be actors: Theatre of the Oppressed is a unique genre of drama education through which students learn how to analyze social problems and change typical outcomes.
The kind of climate action outlined by the ubiquitous climate checklists won’t be enough.
The same-sex marriage postal survey gave Australians a chance to create data for social change. And that’s rare.
Female baby boomers who missed out earlier in life are now jumping at the opportunity to further their education.
Musicians who learned how to play through a state-funded program called El Sistema are taking their instruments to the streets to protest the government.
Australia is a place that prides itself on the fair go. And yet, all is clearly not well.
Much social good can come from mass involvement – and research shows that includes online activism. The bigger picture takes in all those people who care but are at risk of doing nothing.