Social media article illustration by Timo Meyer

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.

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Climate breakdown article illustration by Kate Prior

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.

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Structural inequality article illustration by Oscar Bolton Green

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?

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Why we need new ideas for a world after capitalism

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.

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Technology is a mystery article illustration by Mateusz Napieralski

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.

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Gig economy article illustration by Jennifer Tapias Derch

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.

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LGBT+ pay gap article illustration by Josh McKenna

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.

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Stronger communities article illustration by Sarah Vanbelle

How stronger communities can save the world

Communities are joining forces in the Transition Network, harnessing imagination and storytelling to meet local needs.

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