China’s surveillance state

China has a long history of conducting surveillance on its population. Yet technology is now allowing the government to keep tabs on its people in...

Sudan’s political crisis

When Sudan's dictator of 30 years was ousted in April following months of protests, many were hopeful that the African nation might transition...

Cuba eyes information revolution

Cuba has long been one of the world’s least connected countries. Cubans weren’t allowed to buy personal computers until about a decade ago, and...

Ending period poverty

At this year’s Academy Awards a film called “Period. End of Sentence” won the Oscar for best short documentary. The movie focused on the...