At the end of the colonial era, hundreds of thousands of individuals brought objects home. From the horrific to the banal, these relics should be a starting point to reckon with the west’s violent history.
In the wake of recent controversies surrounding the funding of major institutions – dubbed "toxic philanthropy" – we must rethink the system for supporting culture, says Forensic Architecture researcher Robert Trafford.
Stopping bigger change
How might we make sense of these upheavals? Are they revolutionary or just a series of spectacular eruptions of anger? And are they doomed to fail?
Social media has opened up vast social divisions and brought democracy to its knees. In Taiwan, people are fighting back.
Doing things a new way
Sophie Monaghan-Coombs: Why We Should Stop Conflating Cities With Innovation and Creativity
The language we use to discuss innovation and creativity has such a pro-urban bias that we’ve forgotten these qualities flourish outside of cities, too.
At just 34 years old, Sanna Marin is about to make history as she becomes the world’s youngest serving prime minister. The Finnish Social Democrat won her party’s backing over the weekend and is set to be confirmed on Tuesday.
A Contract for the Web, a plan to make online activity safe and accessible for everyone. Berners-Lee compares the contract to the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which enshrines dignity and freedom for all people.
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