As divisive characters take centre stage in global politics, what if prioritising people, planet and peace featured in the job descriptions of more politicians?
Striking political art campaign aims to spark conversations about American values in the week Donald Trump will become president
Party politics no longer represents the silent majority, say those behind a new crowdfunding movement, but millions of people want to be involved without joining a political ‘tribe’
For those shocked by the election result, anger and blame may be convenient ways to make sense of it. But Charles Eisenstein, who predicted Trump’s victory, says that in this time of uncertainty [...]
Both Trump and Clinton’s presidential election campaigns have spent huge sums on advertising – up to $1m per day. What if this went to grassroots community groups working year-round on solutions [...]
Though it has been characterised by negativity, the US presidential election race has also brought women’s rights sharply to the fore. Does it show that sexist rhetoric will no longer be tolerated?
From heartfelt outpourings on social media to colourful flashmobs with a sartorial twist, this year’s US presidential election has prompted a slew of women's rights campaigns. We list three of [...]
Trump is trying to win votes from Hindu Americans but a group of young people have launched an ad campaign of their own, appealing to immigrant family members who might be considering voting for him
It has been branded ‘cultural policing’ and an attack on free speech, but some believe in the right to ban people from speaking in certain circumstances
Whether Britain chooses to remain in or opt out of the EU on 23 June, campaigners’ and experts’ awareness-raising efforts and ideas could signal a turning point for how politics addresses [...]
Desperate people are still arriving on Europe’s borders and on its shores, as they have been for months and years. But now the public’s reaction is changing, says Hannah Jones
Fighting militant groups in the Central African Republic have agreed to a peace deal
As US-Cuba relations begin to be restored, a new musical education programme aims to show what the world can learn about sustainability and self-sufficiency from the small island state. Project [...]
Poverty is not inevitable, says Common Cause director Karen Snow. Either we remain indifferent, or we do something to help those below the line help themselves
A new campaign sees election candidates from all parties – and none – making a committed effort to changing the political playing field in favour of those who rely on it the most: the public