Two books that changed the world: David Wallace-Wells’ The Uninhabitable Earth, like Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, makes it impossible to ignore the issue You are concerned with climate change but the avalanche of news numbs you. Don’t feel guilty, you are

For the five science fiction films I focus on here ("Ex Machina," "Never Let Me Go," "Moon," "Sleep Dealer," and "Children of Men"), these affective progressive films strikingly interrogate the self/other dynamic that is at the heart of our human

“It was only with the spread of Judeo-Christian monotheism that most traces of the ancient Palaeolithic world view disappeared in the West and that nature, instead of being sacred and intricately animate, came to be seen as a backdrop, a

What is the role of pain in our lives?  Pain, we can all agree, is unpleasant, both physically and emotionally. Pain acts as an alarm when faced with danger. Pain can be excruciating, tragic, the forerunner of death. In short,

The time of grey suits is coming to the end – business now strives to be more innovative, creative and inclusive. To achieve that, we can look towards something that’s already all these things – the arts. Some years ago The

I’ve had one fist-fight in my life. It happened when I was ogling three girls who had climbed, semi-provocatively, on top of a long desk in our 6th grade classroom. A prepubescent boy—a rival—moved to take my spot. We jockeyed

Humanity is undergoing an alarming crisis of trust and human dignity. Pompous politicians, hidden hackers, and unaccountable executives are, unfortunately, actively shaping our world this very moment. They are unapologetic as they put forces of fear and coercion to use

For a multitude of reasons, I contend that science fiction is more progressively impactful than any other genre. For my article here, I want to focus on a couple of key theories for why science fiction is such a progressive

Editor's Note: In order to respect the author's long career, the Impakter team has not intervened with any edits for this opinion piece.   The morning after the US 2016 election I awoke in a panic gasping for breath. The reason, apart from

The Fabric Social is a conscious fashion label the clothes of which involve silk and cotton materials woven by artisans on traditional handlooms in Northeast India. While it isn't too uncommon nowadays to hear about slow fashion brands focusing on and

Each of the United Nations’ (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has special relevance for the world’s 500 million indigenous people. They are among the world’s poorest and most alienated from public decision-making. Yet, they are increasingly using international forums

In Episode 6 and final chapter of the short film series "Climate . Change", Jeffrey Sachs, one of the world's most influential economists, Professor at Columbia University and Senior Advisor to the UN on Sustainability, paints a realistic yet scary

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