Let Conflicts Be Bygones

/ Essays

A sobering look at how COVID-19 will affect Libya, Syria, and Yemen, where war and conflict have not only decimated most of these countries’ precious resources but are further destroying what remains of them.



Stopping the Spread: A Citizen’s Engagement

/ Essays

Africa is no stranger to recent outbreaks and therefore has a foundation to combat the coronavirus, but more must be done to ensure the informal economy is included in a comprehensive strategy to beat COVID-19.



How Yemen Rises

Reconstruction is never easy, and in Yemen the road will be longer than most. The first step is to pass on “best practice” in favor of a critical, reflexive approach


The AI Guru

How Affectiva CEO and cofounder Rana el Kaliouby harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to create social change



The Obesity Crisis

If trends persist, nearly half of the world’s adult population will be overweight or obese by 2030. A comprehensive intervention strategy is required to fight a scourge as damaging to the global economy as war.