Politicians of both Left and Right continue to march behind the banners of meritocracy and equality of opportunity as if this were all that is needed to achieve a fair society. But rewarding people for their ‘merit’ may be creating a new class system based on arrogant, insensitive winners and angry, desperate losers, writes Peter Adamson.
The whataboutery being directed towards the #MeToo movement is nothing new – feminists have experienced backlashes before, writes Kate Smurthwaite.
Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, Arun Gandhi, speaks to Danielle Batist about technology, Trump, and anger as a gift.
|Article title||From magazine||Publication date|
|No place to hide||Who owns the sea?||September, 2019|
|High seas, low deeds||Who owns the sea?||September, 2019|
|Kenya: refugee reporters||Building a new internationalism||March, 2019|
|Should religion play a role in politics?||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|The personality crisis||The dirt on waste||November, 2018|
|The merit trap||Making peace in a world at war||September, 2018|
|Our bodies, our rights||Making peace in a world at war||September, 2018|
|Is the ‘Data Mafia’ here to stay?||The next financial crisis||July, 2018|
|Who elected Facebook?||A better media is possible||June, 2018|
|A better media is possible||A better media is possible||June, 2018|
|Rest for Rashida||Humanitarianism under attack||April, 2018|
|Whatever the #MeToo backlash, we’ve heard it all before||Black Lives Matter||March, 2018|
|The weighted scales of justice||What's left for the young?||January, 2018|
|‘Curing’ homosexuality||What's left for the young?||January, 2018|
|Country Profile: Bahrain||Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent||December, 2017|
|Defame, criminalize, murder||Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent||December, 2017|
|Whose streets?||Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent||December, 2017|
|Sponsored abuse||Humans vs robots||November, 2017|
|The persistence of patriarchy||Brazil's soft coup||October, 2017|
|‘When people are tired of exploitation, they resort to violence’||Brazil's soft coup||October, 2017|