China Just Ended Its One-Child Policy — Here's What That Means

RIP 1979-2015


We'll Need More Food in the Next 40 Years Than in the Previous 10,000 Combined

We're all about to get really hungry.

4 Charts Show How Young Men Are Threatening Global Stability

Young men are closely associated with "revolutions, wars and upheavals."

Is Suburbia Now Worse Off Than the Inner-City?

The face of poverty in the U.S. is changing and affecting more than just urban areas, and policies need to catch up.

4 Potentially Terrifying Civil Liberties Debates We'll Be Having in the Not-So-Distant Future

Gay marriage and abortion are approaching the final stages of debate. Will we soon be debating genetically modified babies, cyborg citizens, and whether or not to factory-farm insects?

This Georgia Supermarket Just Threw Away Thousands Of Groceries

Many watched in horror Thursday as thousands of groceries from Laney Supermarket in Augusta, Ga., were discarded into dumpsters. Up to 50% of edible food is wasted annually, and this has to stop.


Take Free Markets Out of Global Development

From the 1960s Green Revolution through present-day agricultural development efforts, the market rationale has remained central, at the expense of the world's poorest.

7 Billion Humans? Don't Panic Yet

As the population hits 7 billion, concerns are being raised about how to control the population and facilitate equitable and stable development.

China's Baby Blues

China's one child policy is creating more problems than it is solving.

The Politics of Starvation: Food Security = National Security

Failed states like Somalia are more vulnerable to food crises, which fuel instability among their people, deepening the political vacuum.