Women Need Not Apply: Why Italian Crisis Hits Female Unemployment First

Located in one of southern Italy: poorest regions, once thriving Crotone has the worst youth unemployment rate for women in the entire country: 90%.

France’s World Cup Win, Elixir For A Nation Hit By Terrorism

The victory of Les Bleus is a real boost for a nation that has been the repeated target of Islamist terror. Still it is not a magic solution to its many divisions.

For Cambodia Anemia Crisis, The Limits Of A 'Lucky Iron Fish'

They're cute, affordable and simple to use. But upon further review, Lucky Iron Fish aren't, perhaps, a legitimate cure to the widespread health problem of anemia.

Watch: One Shot - World Cup Champion France, Frozen In Time

France has brought home its second World Cup trophy, with a 4-2 victory over Croatia in the final in Moscow. For OneShot, we chose the image for the history books, accompanied by some locker-room ...


The 'Uber War' Heats Up On The Streets Of Buenos Aires

As Uber and Cabify continue to carry passengers in Argentina despite a court ban, some taxi drivers have decided to take matters into their own hands.


López Obrador, A Chance To Bring Mexico's Democracy To Life

The leftist president-elect has an opportunity to end shoddy political practices and turn the county — finally — into a lawful, thriving democracy.

United States

How Recycled Wastewater Could Pump New Life Into Tucson

The Santa Cruz River, once the city's lifeblood, has been bone-dry for the past 70 years. But if all goes according to plan, the ancient waterway could be back in action by as early as next year.

United States

Future Defense, Europe Must Get Equipped For Post-U.S. Order

-OpEd- WASHINGTON — After many weeks of claiming, dishonestly, that European allies "owe us a tremendous amount of money for many years back" — in fact, Europeans spend far more money on ...


China Unleashed, Europe Paralyzed: A View From Germany

The Asian giant is like a super-charged Formula 1 car racing past a beautiful, but old Fiat 500.


Who Is Killing Colombia's Community Organizers?

-OpEd- BOGOTA — There has been an alarming spike in targeted killings of activists since the decades-long war between the state and FARC guerilla force finally came to an end. Cases are ...


In Cairo, Makeshift Slums v. Government Housing Project

The two-year-old housing project is clean and orderly, unlike the makeshift dwellings its thousands of relocated residents left behind. But it's also isolated and dull.

United Kingdom

Watch: OneShot — Happy Birthday Malala

Pakistani activist for female education, who survived a brutal Taliban attack, Malala Yousazfai became the youngest person to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize. Now she's celebrating a special ...


Can Tourism Save Southern Italy From A Demographic Crisis?

CASTELMEZZANO — Basilicata is facing a bona fide demographic crisis. The small region, located between the boot and heel of southern Italy, is home to roughly 570,000 people. But due to a low ...


Why Israel Is Letting Its Tech Startups Go

The Silicon Wadi, as Israel's tech sector is known, has a penchant for creating innovative new companies. But rather than grow to maturity, they're often sold off early to larger, foreign firms.


Boston T Line To Paris Metro: When Public Transport Fails The Disabled

PARIS — Soon after arriving in Boston for my university studies, I began to notice people in wheelchairs and others with physical disabilities struggling to use the city’s public transportation ...

United Kingdom

Brexit To Greek Debt: EU Is Easy Boogeyman, Brutal Negotiator

Promising voters to get the EU to change is easy, delivering that change is next to impossible.

Palestinian Territory

Watch OneShot: Palestinian Boy Floating

OneShot — Young boy in the pool, 2013 (©Tanya Habjouqa/NOOR) OneShot is a new digital format to tell the story of a single photograph in an immersive one-minute video. Follow ...


Ready For Cricket Flour? Ethics And Economics Of Insects As Food Commodity

A Czech entrepreneur is ready to mass-produce insects and turn them into a marketable, protein-rich food staple. Now he just needs buyers.


A Bank In Zimbabwe Aims To Tap Into Female Entrepreneurship

Catering specifically to women – particularly in rural areas – is not only good for gender equality, it is good for business.