We are all of us held together by words.
Yale professor Amy Chua on the identity of nations, why hardened tribes end up in civil wars, and why you can't just replace dictators with democracy.
Every country is unique—but only America is extraordinary
The American public is split on whether to provide a “safety net” to workers displaced by advancements in artificial intelligence.
Is there a connection between mental health and gun violence? Here's what the experts think and the stats show.
Warren Buffett’s letter to shareholders for 2017 contains valuable insights into recent market activity, and also explains how he won a 10-year bet with Wall Street.
Nietzsche has had a large influence on political history, but what did he really think of all the ideologies he examined?
Having a goal to change the world for the better is great. But what's more important, says Chelsea Clinton, is having a plan to make it happen.
President Trump wants to end "chain migration". Is a merit-based system better?
Stephen Fry announces that he’s had surgery for prostate cancer nine the most Stephen-Fry way possible.
How do we reconcile American culture when an increasing amount of it is made by sex offenders? It's not a new phenomenon. Actress, author, and whistleblower Rose McGowan is here to tell you that American culture...
At least 60 will be running at the federal level, and thousands for state offices.
Why civilians do not need to own guns like the AR-15.
We often like to consider the ideas of great thinkers when looking at an issue. To that end, Albert Einstein once wrote an essay explaining why he was a socialist. We break it down here.
The FCC is scheduled to repeal net neutral on April 23, but Democrats still have a long-shot chance of turning things around.
A certain kind of conspiracy theory keeps popping up after every recent mass shooting, and social media is making it easier to spread than ever before.
How do you stop domestic violence in a country with a 1%-2.5% conviction rate? Pakistan's first-ever Violence Against Women Center makes it safer for survivors of crime to report and prosecute.
Technical knowledge continues to be privileged over social knowledge.
A report from the World Health Organization shows that the European region experienced about 16,000 measles cases in 2017, representing a four-fold increase from the previous year.
The Incan Empire had many amazing monuments and lasting achievements. One of the more fascinating is how the Inca managed to run such a large empire without a market economy.
The scandalous history of the Billboard Hot 100 is the perfect analogy for how Donald Trump's popularity broke the rigid power structure of American politics.