A cartogram makes it easy to compare regional and national GDPs at a glance.
As bad as this sounds, a new essay suggests that we live in a surprisingly egalitarian age.
Hunter-gatherers probably had more spare time than you.
The Field Medal was created to elevate promising mathematicians from underrepresented demographics. But has it followed through on that goal?
The British economic anthropologist Jason Hickel proposes "degrowth" in the face of recession.
For democracy to prosper in the long term, we need more people to reach higher levels of education.
First drawn in 1935, Hu Line illustrates persistent demographic split – how Beijing deals with it will determine the country's future.
Inequality in wealth, gender, and race grew to unprecedented levels across the world, according to OxFam report.
The COVID-19 pandemic is making health disparities in the United States crystal clear. It is a clarion call for health care systems to double their efforts in vulnerable communities.
'Critical Tourist Map of Oslo' offers uniquely dark perspective on Norway's capital.
Societies aren't just engines of prosperity.
A new study shows how poor children are negatively impacted neurologically.
Less than 1% of all venture capital funding in the US is given to Black entrepreneurs. Now is the time for that to change.
Why do Black newborns have a relatively high mortality rate in the U.S. — and how does the race of the doctor factor in?
Sharing QAnon disinformation is harming the children devotees purport to help.
Apparently the Catholic Church is a small business.