Brazil - Photo by Carlos Magno/ Unsplasch.com
At the end of April, the official number of covid deaths in Brazil surpassed 400,000. Measured by the number of inhabitants, no country in the Americas has seen more people die from infection with the...
The United States Senate - Office of Senator Kamala Harris
Despite a challenging 2020, five women significantly changed it. They invented a COVID vaccine, fought for women´s rights and led countries during a pandemic. Let´s take a closer look at who the most inspirational women...
Sheltersuit Bas
Dutch fashion designer Bas Timmer is swapping luxury catwalks for homeless aid: He now sews "sheltersuits" - a mixture of sleeping bag, winter jacket and bag. The ingenious invention keeps people warm who have no...
rich co2 emissions
The rich are destroying our livelihood. The richest one percent of people are responsible for 16 percent of global CO2 emissions. This inequality is exposed in a study by development organization "Oxfam". What does this...
Chile
Chile votes overwhelmingly in favor of a change of political course in parliamentary elections. Most of the votes went to left-wing and independent forces, giving them a surprisingly clear-cut victory. Centrist parties were voted out...
War in Ukraine has been ongoing for six weeks. Hundreds of civilians have died since and over a thousand have been injured. More than 3 million people have been forced to flee their homes. However,...
In Argentina, the super-rich will have to pay for the costs of the Covid-19 crisis. The center-left government of the South American country decided in Novemeber 2020 on a new wealth tax for large fortunes...
indian woman at a tea planate on an agricultural eco-farm in India
Cow dung is the new gold. At least in Andhra Pradesh, the eighth largest state in India. There, six million farming families want to establish a completely pesticide-free agriculture. This could lead to the most...
Australia elections_Kontrast.at
In Australia, the social democratic Labor Party won in a landslide. The people voted out conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison after an election campaign dominated by climate change. The new prime minister is leftist Anthony...
For around 3,000 employees in the UK, the 4-day week will soon become reality – at least for six months. Sixty British companies and organizations have signed up for the largest trial of a 4-day...