While the report shows that there have been increases in sending patterns to almost all regions of the world, the sharp rise over the past decade is in large part due to Asia which has witnessed an 87 per cent increase in remittances.
The Social Progress Index offers a rich framework for measuring the multiple dimensions of social progress, benchmarking success, and catalyzing greater human wellbeing.
The common thread is using technology to mobilize progressives — many of whom have never been politically active.
Hawaii is taking the lead in embracing yet another innovative idea: universal basic income (UBI).
Europeans traveling through the 28 Member State bloc are now able to use their mobile devices more freely, thanks to a top level abolition of mobile roaming charges across the region.
Unwed mothers and fathers may not be treated differently in determining whether their children may claim American citizenship, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday.
Leo Varadkar was elected Irish Prime Minister on Wednesday, making the 38-year-old son of an Indian immigrant the first gay premier of the once-staunchly Catholic country and the youngest person to hold the office.
The prominent art collector recently sold a Roy Lichtenstein painting for a reported $165 million, and the Ford Foundation announced on Monday that $100 million of that would go to establish The Art for Justice Fund.
New York City has become the first government in the U.S. to divest its pension funds from private prisons.