Currency Crisis: Should Argentina Ditch The Peso And Adopt The Dollar?

With inflation on the rise, some pundits say the South American country should say adios to its faltering peso.

In Malaysia, Asylum Seekers And Trauma As Currency

Refugees in Malaysia explain how the resettlement process creates a perverse incentive to tailor their past experiences.

Watch: OneShot — Chronic Kidney Disease And A Grieving Mother

This last instalment of our three-part OneShot series, tells the story of Santos Felipa, who lost her son last year to Chronic Kidney Disease of undetermined causes (CKDu). Photojournalist and ...

Meet Mischaël Modrikamen: Steve Bannon’s Man In Europe

"Italy is our starting point, and Salvini the model," says this Belgian politician bringing the populists of Europe under one roof with the help of Donald Trump's former right-hand man.

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Why AI Is Now The Key Ingredient For Modern Productivity

-Analysis- CARACAS — Artificial Intelligence is opening up new opportunities for the economy and society. But it will also affect millions of human jobs, and thus poses a huge challenge for ...


Why Women's Rights And Pakistani-Indian Peace Go Hand In Hand

From Rwanda to South Africa, examples abound of countries ending conflicts by boosting women's rights and creating spaces for them to assume more leadership roles.


Aleppo, All That Glitters Is Gone

For millennia, Aleppo was a city of riches, a significant stop on the Silk Road. Sadly, many parts of the Ancient City — including its famous souks — have now been destroyed in the ongoing Syrian ...


Helping China's Elderly Catch Up With Our Information Age

BEIJING — A video is making the rounds across China's internet. On a bus in the western city of Xi'an, an elderly man is seen shouting at a pregnant woman that she should give up her seat. "I am ...


Postcard From Tehran: Iran's Post-Revolution Generation Comes Of Age

With their piercings, tattoos and provocative social media posts, a new, rowdier generation of urbanites is coming of age in Iran.


Watch: OneShot — Woman In A Bar

For decades, Stanley Greene risked his life to photograph wars and their atrocities. He also loved capturing women's surrounding mystery, beauty and strength. Like this stranger, sitting in a bar ...


What Colombia Can Learn From Uruguay's Mellow Pot Policy

Rather than clamp down on drug users, Colombia might borrow a page from its far southern neighbor and consider a more humane approach.


Boyan Slat, A (Nicer) Elon Musk To Save Our Oceans

The project "The Ocean Cleanup" wants to use its system to rid the oceans from plastic waste. The founder thinks big about the planet and beyond. And he's not a jerk.


The Loaded Politics Of Human Milk Banking

The proliferation of human milk banks has raised technical, religious and political concerns. Local policymakers would benefit from an international framework to help them set regulations.

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On Political Correctness And The American Left, A French Take

-OpEd- PARIS — The gravity of the situation at the White House grows clearer each day. The anonymous article published by the New York Times in which a high-ranking official from the Trump ...


Female Sexuality, Still A Victim Of Egypt's Patriarchy

CAIRO — A friend of mine lived alone in downtown Cairo. She was single when she moved in but after getting into a relationship, her boyfriend joined her. One day in 2012, her neighbors saw her ...


Water Pollution And The World's Plastic Bottle Conundrum

From Flint, Michigan to Shanghai, China, bottled water is a luxury many people can't afford to do without.

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OneShot: Patty Hearst, The Mysterious Tale Of An Heiress

The story remains a mystery to this day. On February 4, 1974, the 19-year-old daughter of millionaire newspaper publisher Randolph Hearst was kidnapped from her home in Berkeley, California. ...


"Fat Acceptance" In Latin America: Resisting Tyranny Of The Slim

Latin Americans call it the Movimiento Gordo, accepting weight differences as a way to resist a mass consensus typical of our time. One Argentine author offers her portrait.


Call Centers, An Unlikely Refuge For Transgender Filipina Women

BPOs (business process outsourcing) companies are booming in the Philippines, and providing safe workplaces for transgender women to present themselves in their authentic gender identity.