Cities currently pocketing royalties oppose the vote, but a study found that despite a rise in GDP, those receiving the most royalties accomplished little in terms of improving employment, literacy, and wages.
In an attempt to make athletes better role models, Brazil has mandated that some offending players do community service and help kids in need.
Recent corruption and police misconduct cases in Brazil seem to signal impunity is giving way to justice, but the country has yet to confront its history of dictatorship-era human rights violations.
Europe's biggest crisis in the postwar era is not just about the economy. It's about a search for identity – and a rationale for staying unified.
The social entrepreneurs at Sanergy supply badly needed clean toilets in the developing world and then sell off the waste they gather.