Dodgy deals: Does scandalising corruption backfire?

Dodgy deals: Does scandalising corruption backfire?

By Helen Jiang The Global Anticorruption Blog’s Helen Jiang explores whether scandalising political corruption in the news media can backfire. High profile corruption scandals are making headlines almost every day: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is...
How have Orangutans adapted to human behaviour?

How have Orangutans adapted to human behaviour?

By Douglas Sheil, Mike Bruford, Serge Wich, and Stephanie Spehar New research has shown that Orangutans have been adapting to humans for 70,000 years. If you are very lucky you might have seen an orangutan in the wild. Most people have only seen them on television. In...
Q+A: How do we solve incivility in society?

Q+A: How do we solve incivility in society?

Politics in places like the US has become increasingly hostile and uncivil say, scholars. Language often vilifies citizens and lawmakers. But people overwhelmingly dislike the incivility and have expressed shame at its effect on policy debates. What are the effects of...
Have the Americans lost the sense of democracy?

Have the Americans lost the sense of democracy?

By Marc Fleurbaey Marc Fleurbaey explores in these polarized times whether Americans have lost their sense of democracy. In Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville praised America’s egalitarian society, but warned against the tyranny of an ignorant majority and...