14 Nov 2018

What Is The Greatest Challenge To The Future Of Human Rights? We The People Are

When considering the future of human rights and whether they will be viewed as more,

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08 Nov 2018

Why Global Talent Clusters Around Cities

For now, U.S. cities lead in attracting global talent, but cities across the world are

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02 Nov 2018

What Does Archaeology Have To Do With Nationalism?

Many nations have adopted origin stories in order to link themselves more closely to heroic,

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30 Oct 2018

What History Reveals About Surges In Anti-Semitism & Anti-Immigrant Sentiments

The shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh is believed to be the

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29 Oct 2018

World Hunger Has Risen For Three Straight Years, And Climate Change Is A Cause

World hunger has risen for a third consecutive year, according to the United Nations’ annual

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22 Oct 2018

How To Get People To Vote

In the United States midterm elections, it is common for as few as 40% of

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19 Oct 2018

Slavery Was Never Abolished – It Affects Millions, And You May Be Funding It

When we think of slavery, many of us think of historical or so-called “traditional forms”

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18 Oct 2018

Does Racial Bias Show Up In The Crosswalk?

African Americans may have to wait in a crosswalk about 32 percent longer than white

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17 Oct 2018

Can Universal Basic Income Achieve Economic Security?

A wealthy country like the United States needs a solution for improving the supply and

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12 Oct 2018

Why More Women Don’t Win Science Nobels

One of the 2018 Nobel Prizes in physics went to Donna Strickland, a major accomplishment

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11 Oct 2018

The Elimination Of Smallpox Showed How Humans Can Work Together To Solve Deadly Global Problems

If you were to watch a split-screen broadcast with global weather on one side and

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10 Oct 2018

One In Three Older Americans Is Lonely. Here’s What Can Help

Loneliness is on the rise in the U.S., and no one is immune. Research published

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04 Oct 2018

Philanthropy – A Powerful Tool For Urban Community Building

Big business has always seen the benefit in philanthropy. From Rockefeller to Gates, industry magnates

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04 Oct 2018

Technology Can & Should Be Designed For Emotional Wellness

In an interview at Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine in San Diego, Nichol Bradford, co-founder and executive director of

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03 Oct 2018

Rooftop Farming: Why Vertical Gardening Is Blooming In Kampala

Ugandans are finding creative solutions to the growing challenges of urbanisation. When Martin Agaba realised

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01 Oct 2018

How Can Countries Help Refugees While Also Raising Their GDP? Let Them Work.

Uganda is an eye-opening example of how displaced people can lift up a nation, say

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27 Sep 2018

Why Affordable Housing Needs To Be A Right, Not A Privilege

It’s time to ensure that no American has to worry about where they and their

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25 Sep 2018

Is Travel Really That Bad?

Okay, the title of this article is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but travel does involve considerable

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20 Sep 2018

From Canoes To Cities, A Frenetic Celebration Of The Power Of Indigenous Canadians

In her short film Mobilize, Caroline Monnet – a Canadian filmmaker and artist of French and

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19 Sep 2018

How To Help Homeless People – Without Feeding A Habit

A new scheme called Greater Change lets homeless people crowdfund for concrete goals using a

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19 Sep 2018

Why Cities Rule The World

Cities are the 21st century’s dominant form of civilization — and they’re where humanity’s struggle for survival

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18 Sep 2018

Humanity Is More Important Than Money — It’s Time For Capitalism To Get An Upgrade

What capitalism prioritizes, the world does more of. So how can we change capitalism so

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18 Sep 2018

Under What Circumstances Is Inequality OK?

As two years since Brits voted for Brexit is checked off the calendar, the thick

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17 Sep 2018

Protecting Heritage Is A Human Right

Technological advancements in archaeology in recent decades have produced amazing insights into the lives of

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13 Sep 2018

Why Diversity Is Vital For A Healthy Democracy

Democracy demands a robust contest of ideas to thrive, and diversity is the best way

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11 Sep 2018

The History Of New York City’s Chinatown

New York City’s Chinatown, the largest Chinatown in the United States and the site of

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10 Sep 2018

Don’t Demonise Beggars. It Won’t Solve The Problem Of Homelessness

People do not choose to end up on the streets. Only by treating them as

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10 Sep 2018

Flu Plane: Are We Really Ready For A Global Pandemic?

An Emirates airliner was quarantined at John F Kennedy International Airport on September 5 after several passengers

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07 Sep 2018

“The Price On Everything Is Love:” How A Detroit Community Overcomes A Lack Of City Services

A range of neighbor-to-neighbor efforts address basic needs that aren’t met by local government. A

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07 Sep 2018

How Traffic Signals Favour Cars And Discourage Walking

Traffic signals give priority to motor vehicles over pedestrians. This inequality undermines many of the

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04 Sep 2018

Who Belongs In A City?

Underneath every shiny new megacity, there’s often a story of communities displaced. In this moving,

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04 Sep 2018

A Beleaguered Britain Takes Comfort In Nostalgia For Empire

The British empire never lacked contradictions. A global juggernaut standing with its military boot on

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03 Sep 2018

The 30 Cities Best Placed For Long-Term Success

Combine the rapid rate of technological change with a globalized economy, and it’s evident that

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31 Aug 2018

How To Make A New City Feel More Like Home

Sometimes life necessitates moving to a brand-new city; other times it might be entirely your

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31 Aug 2018

Natural Disasters Widen Racial Wealth Gap

Damage that natural disasters cause and the recovery efforts launched in their aftermaths have increased

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31 Aug 2018

Preparing Your City For The Electric Vehicle Surge? Ask Oslo.

An automobile revolution is coming our way – only you might have trouble hearing it

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30 Aug 2018

Why Civilizations End

Scientists studying fallen civilizations suggest that the culprit is overshoot in combination with climate change.

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30 Aug 2018

Which Of These Countries Get The Most Paid Vacation Days?

Workers in countries like the UK, France, Italy, Spain and Germany have plenty of time

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28 Aug 2018

Why The “Wrong Side Of The Tracks” Is Usually The East Side Of Cities

What do communities on the social, economic and environmental margins have in common? For one

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27 Aug 2018

Torpedoing Africa, And Then Complaining About ‘Migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present

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20 Aug 2018

The Solution To Poverty Is Opportunity, Not Charity

Treating symptoms is not enough. When we fall ill, our bodies give us symptoms to signal

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17 Aug 2018

Why War Evolved To Be A Man’s Game – And Why That’s Only Now Changing

One pattern characterises every war that’s ever been fought. Frontline fighting in warfare is primarily

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16 Aug 2018

The Enemy Between Us: How Inequality Erodes Our Mental Health

Inequality creates the social and political divisions that isolate us from each other. When people

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14 Aug 2018

Why Politics Needs Hope (But No Longer Inspires It)

In the late 2000s and early 2010s, the word ‘hope’ was ubiquitous in Western politics.

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10 Aug 2018

Are Cities The Key Agents Of Integration?

While helping others is a powerful motivation in the early stage of migrants’ and refugees’

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09 Aug 2018

More Children Are Living In High-Rise Apartments, So Designers Should Keep Them In Mind

Australian cities are changing. Instead of families living in low-density suburban areas, more parents are

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06 Aug 2018

Intercultural Cities: “Diversity As An Advantage”

What do Barcelona, Montreal, Hamamatsu, Tanger, Haifa, Ballarat and Mexico City have in common? These

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06 Aug 2018

7.5 Billion & Counting: How Many Humans Can The Earth Support?

Humans are the most populous large mammal on Earth today, and probably in all of

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03 Aug 2018

Cities Are Central To Human Flourishing

In many countries today, cities are the centers of innovation, engines of growth, and home

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03 Aug 2018

What Hope For The Millennial Generation In Politics?

Millennials are confronted by political systems that don’t look like them, speak like them or

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