Why social media make us polarised
Social platforms promised liberation from the monopoly of the media. But increasingly power is back in the hands of the old guard, who continue to divide and rule.Read the article
Why billionaires have little to fear from climate breakdown
As extreme weather events increase in frequency and scale, the super-rich and the world’s largest corporations are still sitting pretty.Read the article
Could structural inequality be the real climate killer?
Climate breakdown is expected to lead to many future conflicts. But are society’s structural inequalities the real risk to life on an unstable planet?Read the article
Why we need new ideas for a world after capitalism
Our current economic narrative only serves to exacerbate inequality. It’s time to write a new one.Read the article
Our technology is a mystery to us. And that’s putting us at risk
Humans have welcomed technology into the most intimate areas of our lives, often without asking who controls that technology, and why.Read the article
Workers in the gig economy are no match for industrial giants
The Industrial Revolution has a lot to teach us about workers rights, as exploitation runs rampant in the digital age of zero-hours work.Read the article
Is the LGBT+ pay gap the result of childhood bullying in schools?
The LGBT+ pay gap is nearly double the gender pay gap, a phenomenon which may have its roots in homophobic childhood bullying.Read the article
How stronger communities can save the world
Communities are joining forces in the Transition Network, harnessing imagination and storytelling to meet local needs.Read the article