A Self-Made Mining Magnate Lifts Up a Forgotten Region

She built a business from scratch, and now Shirley Hayes is sitting on a copper bonanza in a downtrodden patch of South Africa.

Universities Drive Lifesaving Research, But Industry Has Monopolized Patents

Industry is buying control rather than funding research, which means a world of pain may result.

Where You Can Get the Best-Ever Steak for $20 ... in Uruguay

If you thought Argentina was still king of steak, think again.

Investing in Young Men of Color Benefits Everyone

Opportunities are often more readily available for White students.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

China Races to Develop Chips to Beat Trade War

The Huawei ban is testing Beijing’s capacity to develop its own semiconductors fast enough to keep pace with the escalating trade war.

Once Zimbabwe's Chicago, Bulawayo Is Now in Decay

Once an industrial, farming and railway hub, Bulawayo is today an example of Zimbabwe’s urban decay.

Move Over, Cape Town. Port Elizabeth Is on the Rise

This 750,000-strong port city is shedding its reputation as a cultural desert, using tax incentives and a low cost of living to attract creative professionals.

How Asia's Transformation Could Shape the World's Urban Future

Asia has the world’s largest cities, growing wealth and the most ambitious “smart cities.

Colombia's 'NYC' Challenges Climate Change by Edging Closer to the Coast

Once-bankrupt Barranquilla is emerging as a beacon of security and development, and it’s pursuing an unlikely model to fight global warming.

To Help Washington, D.C., Thrive, Focus on the Communities

Find out how one company is working with community leaders to help ensure prosperity on both sides of the Anacostia River.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

City Futures: What Our Urban Future Will Look Like

OZY’s City Futures brings you urban face-lifts reshaping life, from crumbling commercial capitals to war zones.

Can College Sports Hold Ground, Despite Football's Development League Fun?

A set of new alternative developmental leagues are offering previously unavailable routes to success for young football players.

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