More than two years after a peace accord was signed in Colombia, the country continues to dispute its provisions.
Why have some survivors of the devastation of Hurricane Katrina been able to recover effectively, while others have had a harder time getting back on their feet? Click this link to learn more about research on this topic.
Can the legal system rely on artificial intelligence to make fair recommendations for sentencing criminals? Or do these technologies perpetuate historical biases against low-income and minority communities? Read to learn more.
A Smithsonian exhibition highlights the “invisible labor” women have been doing at home for decades as conversations regarding women empowerment swarm the nation.
People reflect on what was lost during the tornadoes that ripped through Alabama, while organizing and planning to move forward.
Anne Frank’s stepsister speaks to worldwide ignorance in response to teenagers’ hateful display.
A 12-year-old girl has been chasing stories and defending her first amendment rights for years.
Growing up in a dangerous region of Pakistan, Maria Toorpakai found a way to pursue her goals.
Concerned about their futures, young people in Europe have started skipping school to protest for more climate regulations.
This article suggests that today’s “dictator-led” countries, such as North Korea, are recognizable by their severe poverty and rampant human rights abuses.
This girl didn’t like what she was seeing—or not seeing—on bookshelves. She organized and spoke out to see more characters like her and other under-represented groups in books throughout the country.
Malala Yousafzai almost lost her life for her advocacy of girls’ education. Watch this short video to learn how she grew up to became a social activist and what she has accomplished.
After a devastating hurricane, the perseverance of students and teachers at one Texas school led it to succeed.
Read about an orgaization dedicated to reforming the criminal justice system, which it argues jails too many people.
We often idealize great leaders, but even those who have far-reaching positive influence on the world aren’t perfect. Read to learn about a recent controversy surrounding Mohandas Gandhi in the African nation of Ghana.
The weather extremes associated with our rapidly changing climate sometimes seem paradoxical. Here’s the explanation for how global warming can put some locations into a deep freeze.
How do rideshare companies attract drivers to work unpredictable hours for minimum wage? By turning work into a game.
In recent years, debate over what is considered free speech on college campus has increased. This Q&A from the American Civil Liberties Union answers what kind of speech is and is not protected by the U.S. Constitution.
This article compares current protests in France to the Swing riots in 19th-centurty England. Both lack a leader and spread by word-of-mouth.
In the 1920s and 1930s, many Americans thought Joseph Stalin would reform the Soviet Union. The author of this opinion piece believes it’s wishful thinking to believe that dictators will modernize their countries in ways that move them toward democracy.