March 20th marks the World Day of Social Justice. The point of the occasion is to recognize the need for fair access to resources and opportunities, and for societies to be rooted in huma...
In the coming year, governments, donors, civil society, corporations, and international institutions can help to end the blight of modern slavery.
The world is facing a serious justice system crisis with three main problems: supply, demand, and design.
Research suggests that scanning people’s brains was significantly more effective at spotting lies than a traditional polygraph test.
Exploring the ethics of self-driving cars and how they respond to crashing.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is happening, but if we don't govern it properly then its full economic and social potential will not be realised.
When cyber-attackers continue to elude identification, does it still make sense to defer to the authorities?
Washington State cut the punishment for parole violations. This is what happened.
When the poor are accused of a crime, they often face the justice system alone and may be subjected to years of detainment and human rights abuse while awaiting trial. A new index hopes t...
Now three years old, the organization campaigns on behalf of racial minorities in the Unites States. So why is it so controversial?
Unusual or novel research papers may lead to important scientific breakthroughs, but are they being overlooked?
The first thing that hits you at a mass grave is not the sight of decomposing bodies, but the smell.
Imagine being the general counsel of a multinational company and you learn that an overzealous employee has violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, or any num...
Pursuing justice takes time and money, even if the dispute is minor. This disproportionately affects the poor, as well as micro and small businesses.
This article is published in collaboration with Project Syndicate. It is a painful irony of climate change that those least responsible for the problem are often the most exposed to its ...