More than 40 countries have won at least one Winter Olympic medal since the first games in Chamonix, France, in 1924.
A look at the suffragette movement in the UK, and how British women got the right to vote.
Essential tales that convey the larger history of black Americans in literature, selected by Penguin Random House.
Two economists are proposing creating a 'baby bond' for all new born babies in the US. Newborns would receive between $500 and $50,000 that they couldn't touch until adulthood.
From murder rates to teenage births, most people get it wrong when they guess what is happening in their countries.
Chapman University has released its fourth annual survey of American fears.
Democratic governance is eroding while public confidence in political leadership declines on an unprecedented scale.
As citizens of the world, we have a responsibility to act, where possible, on its behalf.
Why is France's new President Emmanuel Macron so interested in the Swiss system?
Richardo Hausmann looks at the economic situation in Venezuela, and argues it's time for concerted support from the international community.
With some of the world’s biggest economies now companies – not states – the benefits of civil society working closely with business are clear.
Prisoners serving time at Bastoy prison in Norway are more likely to be sunning themselves on a beach or strolling through a pine forest than sitting in cramped cell. It’s no surprise the...
Music can produce a humanizing effect for members of groups experiencing social and political opposition, research suggests.
Almost half of those living in sub-Saharan Africa — approximately 500 million people — do not have proof of legal identity. The repercussions of this are huge.
Meet the Jordanian comic-book author who is giving young people the role models they lack.