If you're trying to win a skeptic over to your side, direct and sustained eye contact can work against you, according to new research.
James Madison’s analysis of the American republic is often praised for its brilliance, but the 4th president could not have envisioned the chutzpah and anti-government zeal of the 2013 House Republicans.
By not being in the same time zone as its neighbors, Spaniards are suffering issues ranging from low worker productivity to a persistent feeling of jet-lag brought on by not enough sleep.
Last week a US appellate court sided with a group of public sector employees who claimed they were fired because they "liked" the Facebook page of their boss' election opponent.
Is Youthful Pain the Key to Success?
It's a huge stretch to blame ordinary Detroiters for the imprudence of their city's municipal government.
Today's decision warns colleges and universities across the country that they need to be very careful about how they use race in admissions. But the headline is clear: they still may do so.
It's not easy being Justice.
Eric Liu puts forward a “modest proposal” in this month’s Atlantic: instead of being awarded citizenship upon birth, perhaps Americans should have to pass a citizenship test just like immigrants to the country. You take the exam at the age of 18 and every ten years thereafter. If you truly bomb it ...
When Fisher v. University of Texas is decided in the next few days, Justice Anthony Kennedy may cast the decisive vote ending affirmative action as we know it. Unless he doesn't.
I wrote a short post on Thursday suggesting that whether you’re a fan or a sworn enemy of the surveillance state, you’d be wrong to condemn the pending prosecution of Edward Snowden. Drawing on a passage from Hobbes’s Leviathan, I argued that functional government is impossible “if the considered ...
For the most part, your chances of success in life are a function of the circumstances of your birth.
Without owners, corporations run amok -- like children without a chaperone.
Deutsche Bahn wants to deploy the devices in order to reduce cleanup costs reported at $10 million annually. However, they may have to contend with a public that's extra-sensitive to privacy issues.
As an employee, you have fundamental liberty and freedom and the ability to process your own ambitions and tensions.