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The Rich People at Davos Are Terrified of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and They Should Be

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn't going away, and neither is surging rage at plutocrats hanging in the Swiss alps who think charity makes up for a rigged game.​​
Matt Taylor
1.24.19
Livable Planet

Here's How You Can Support the UN's Goal of Eradicating Poverty Worldwide

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today, we take a look at Goal #1: No Poverty.
Katelyn Harrop
9.12.17
the blockchain

The World Economic Forum Thinks We Need Better Governance for Blockchain

A new report suggests a framework for international collaboration should be built around the technology.
Corin Faife
7.5.17
climate change

Mature Ladies Showed Us How to Protest Climate Change

They brought homemade Earth-shaped cookies to the protest.
Philippe Stalder
1.20.17
News

Climate Researchers Are Setting Up an Arctic Base Camp at Davos

The goal: Convince the elite to give a shit about the Arctic.
Jordan Pearson
1.17.17
Hacking

15 Years Ago, Hackers Attacked Davos in One of the First Acts of ‘Hacktivism'

It was one of the first high-profile hacks done as an act of protest.
Louise Matsakis
2.1.16
maps

​How Close Are We To Closing the Gender Gap? This Map Will Tell You

See how your country fares against the rest of the world.
Clinton Nguyen
11.20.15
News

The 'Dangerous Delusions' About How to Help the World's Poor

I spoke to one of the people behind a report called "The Poor Are Getting Richer and Other Dangerous Delusions" about how this week's World Economic Forum in Davos will get things wrong.
Oscar Rickett
1.21.15
Culture

A New Virtual Reality Tool Brings the Daily Trauma of the Syrian War to Life

'Project Syria' puts participants in the shoes of Syrians caught in the crossfire, to intensely real effect.
Christopher Malmo
8.23.14