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.
Connor Woodman reveals the ties that bind transnational mining companies to the Indonesian occupation.
It’s not elves, but underpaid Chinese workers working around the clock that will enable you to unwrap your presents, writes Amoge Ukaegbu.
When faced with overwhelming evidence of systemic abuse, the country's prime minister shifted responsibility, writes Mark Isaacs.
|Article title||From magazine||Publication date|
|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|
|‘We have a lot to teach the city’||Brazil's soft coup||October, 2017|
|Voices from the ground||West Papua - Freedom in sight?||May, 2017|
|Sacrifice Zone: BP, Freeport and the West Papuan independence struggle||West Papua - Freedom in sight?||May, 2017|
|A word with Naseema Assada||African village||January, 2017|
|The dark side of Christmas: the impact on sweatshops||The coming war on China||December, 2016|
|Why a basic income could be a gift to the Right||Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears||November, 2016|
|The Nauru Files: It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime||Smiley-faced monopolists||August, 2016|