In Iran, protests are almost constant – but a new generation threatens to move the country to a precipitous tipping point.
- Kim Ghattas
Young entrepreneurs are exploiting the video platform’s influence to sell clothes IRL.
- Annachiara Biondi
- Gender equality
Masculinity has reached a crisis point, with many men citing lack of ambition, deteriorated relationships and crumbing job prospects.
- David Brooks
COVID-19 lockdowns have shifted relationships in China. So much so that many are turning to dating apps to find friends.
- Chang Che and Zixu Wang
- Donald Trump
Trump’s rise to national power would not have been possible but for a social, cultural, political and moral breakdown that overtook New York.
- Sean Wilentz
The ousted British prime minister accidentally saved the European Union. Now it looks stronger than ever.
- Simon Kuper
Once a symbol of economic prosperity, Wittenoom now stands as one of Australia’s greatest industrial tragedies.
- Yan Zhuang
I hardly could remember how life was before the Taliban came back into power. It was as if they had never left.
- Kiana Hayeri
The daughter and wife of Scott Lysaght, who died in the Kuta blast, speak about what’s happened since, as does survivor Leigh Johnson.
- Emma Connors
For Iran’s protesters, the fight for women’s freedom of choice is now synonymous with a desire to end the rule of the ayatollahs.
- Roya Hakakian
As recession looms and the pound sinks, can the monarchy reform fast and radically enough to adapt to an age of social and economic breakdown?
- Pankaj Mishra
Factories are typically the first to lay off staff - but supply chain disruptions and a shift in consumer spending have led to a boom in US manufacturing.
- Jim Tankersley, Alan Rappeport and Ana Swanson
Labels of fascism are exaggerated, but Italy’s new prime minister is still one to watch.
- Henry Olsen
An AI ‘pop group’ with Simon Cowell and Elvis recently came close to winning ‘America’s Got Talent’. And it’s just the start, say its Australian co-creator.
- James Hall
In August, 200 Ukrainian children enrolled in summer camp in a Russian resort town on the Black Sea. It’s been months since their parents have heard from them.
- Siobhán O'Grady, Anastacia Galouchka and Serhii Mukaieliants
As the digital world continues growing, the universe of ways to find information in it is expanding. But using TikTok as a search engine could prove faulty.
- Kalley Huang
The Supreme Court ruling to overturn Roe vs Wade is energising Democrats and presenting challenges to Republicans.
- James Politi
- Investment banking
The investment bank’s Malaga experiment - where workers are guaranteed eight-hour days and weekends off - sounds great, but it could lead to a professional dead end.
- Brooke Masters
Prominent astrophysicist and Astronomer Royal Martin Rees believes we will move from flesh and blood to electronic entities in the not-too-distant future.
- Harry Lambert
Brazil’s election is shaping up as the most consequential for the economy in years and could trigger a flow of money back into the country.
- Felipe Marques and Vinicius Andrade