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Governments and big business can better support young people – and here’s how

Michael Mapstone 16 September 2019

Across the globe, voices from younger generations are leading on the defining issues of our age. Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg sparked widespread climate change protests in more than 100 countries, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has forced the …

Amazon fires expose the weakness of government and the power of philanthropy

Krystian Seibert 4 September 2019

We’ve all seen the images of the Amazon rainforest burning, and people around the world are reacting with shock and concern. And rightly so. The Amazon is the largest remaining tropical rainforest in the world. It’s home …

We must protect democracy in cyberspace

Graciela Selaimen 3 September 2019 For Subscribers

Recent experience in Brazil suggests the online civic sphere is the new surveillance battleground. Philanthropy needs to take steps to safeguard digital rights in the country  In June 2013 massive demonstrations took to the streets …