Influencer boom draws scrutiny

Social media influencers have enjoyed rapid growth in recent years. From an industry that was virtually non-existent a decade ago, companies are...

The new art censorship

From the love poems of Ovid to Michelangelo’s painted nudes in the Sistine Chapel, art censorship has a long history. Yet today’s censorship...

Overtourism on the rise

Global tourism is a booming industry. But in a growing number of places around the world, the surge in tourism is too much of a good...

The information siege of Kashmir

For more than two months, the Indian government has managed to largely cut off the 8 million people of Jammu and Kashmir from the outside...

The expanding right to be forgotten

Picture the most humiliating experience of your life. Now imagine that this awful moment was captured on video by someone else and posted online...

Western Sahara’s forgotten conflict

Nearly all of Africa was decolonized in the 1960s and 1970s. But there is one slice of the continent that wasn't. That's the sparsely populated...