The tide of population is turning. Across the globe, countries’ populations are shrinking and aging, and most are ill-prepared not prepared for a “childless, elderly future,” writes Steve LeVine. Population growth in Africa alone will keep the global population soaring…

A robot powered by artificial intelligence has the potential to improve health care—but can it address other social, economic and political questions too? In an essay published in The McGill International Review, writer Kara Anderson speculates that it can.