Why do first-world ailments get cured faster than global health crises? Because Big Pharma doesn’t serve sick people, it serves rich people—let's change that.
When it comes to climate change, gun control, and vaccinations, facts don’t change people’s minds—but there is one technique that might.
The #1 problem with America's mission to spread democracy? We don't know how to do it.
Salman doesn't know why we can't all just get along. If both sides just talked to each other and were less emotional and more pragmatic in their arguments, we might have a better chance of coexisting.
How do you spot terrorism before it happens? Look for patterns in what might seem like unlikely places. Like the living wage of a border guard.
The Internet is all shadows and mirrors—but what if it were the central source of truth? Thanks to Blockchain technology, it's a future that's possible.
Elitism has come under fire since the recent wave of populist politics. But when we don't listen to experts, we end up listening to politicians' lies, says Richard Dawkins.
Global security expert Richard A. Clarke explains the traits of a "Cassandra"—someone who predicts colossal disasters—and why people very rarely listen to their warnings.
Which country influences foreign elections the most? An extensive dataset of every election from 1946 to now has the answer.
As a teenager, Derek Black was the webmaster for Stormfront, the Internet's most prominent message board for white nationalists. But Black escaped that world thanks to an unlikely ally.
Richard Dawkins responds to the Alt-Right, Trump's policies, and discusses the evil potential of ideology.
How to be media savvy? Sample ideas you disagree with, and be duly skeptical of celebrity journalists.
A.I. will bring a series of social and financial changes, and it will force us to confront a problem we've been avoiding for much too long, says Joscha Bach.
"Hope" and "change" works both ways, says a former Obama campaign leader. It's time to inspire people who believe their voice doesn't matter before it's too late.
America today has normalized crimes, both physical and spiritual, says Cornel West—and being indifferent to that is the worst of all evils.
What happens to a nation that only reads headlines? They get journalists who chase clicks, rather than facts.
Does working hard make you more money or does it just enrich shareholders? The concept of hourly wages could soon be eradicated.
The most make-or-break aspect of job automation? How policy makers handle your transition into a new career.
Populism won two big votes in 2016, while the global worldview suffered... well... "big league". But how did we get to this big discord? And can populism and globalization ever get along?