Friendly neighbors and wide oceans. That, in a phrase, is America's security plan. North Korea? Simply not a threat, says foreign policy expert Michael Desch.
Look at Wall Street in 2008, and the White House right now. Diversity—of people and cognitive perspectives—is crucial for avoiding failure.
Both Republicans and Democrats blame the poor on each side, creating a terrible dissonance in our politics and in our nation's psyche.
It wasn't until after President Lincoln's death that we would discover one of his most important lessons, hidden in his desk drawer.
Get mad when you read the news these days? It's more than just what you're reading. When you perceives unfairness or inequality, says Molly Crockett, the brain receives it more-so as an attack on identity.
Should America stay out of other civil wars in other countries? This expert argues for rebel forces winning on their own terms.
Americans are inherently a little crazy. But now the crazy is being enabled by politicians in the White House and by the internet. How exactly did it get so bad?
Here's how the government improves your life without you knowing it.
Shaka spent nearly two decades in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder, and spent 7 of those years in solitary confinement. But he says that it's life after prison that can be much more shocking.
Half the pain of paying taxes is having no control over where it goes. This Harvard professor has a great idea to give people more of a voice... and it involves just a very slight change in something as boring as a...
Here's what Israel Guillen learned about life by studying 8 hours a day during his 22-year prison sentence.
From the depth of the AIDS crisis, a new community discovered itself and defeated victimhood.
Why do first-world ailments get cured faster than global health crises? Because Big Pharma doesn’t serve sick people, it serves rich people—let's change that.
When it comes to climate change, gun control, and vaccinations, facts don’t change people’s minds—but there is one technique that might.
The #1 problem with America's mission to spread democracy? We don't know how to do it.
Salman doesn't know why we can't all just get along. If both sides just talked to each other and were less emotional and more pragmatic in their arguments, we might have a better chance of coexisting.
How do you spot terrorism before it happens? Look for patterns in what might seem like unlikely places. Like the living wage of a border guard.
The Internet is all shadows and mirrors—but what if it were the central source of truth? Thanks to Blockchain technology, it's a future that's possible.
Elitism has come under fire since the recent wave of populist politics. But when we don't listen to experts, we end up listening to politicians' lies, says Richard Dawkins.
Global security expert Richard A. Clarke explains the traits of a "Cassandra"—someone who predicts colossal disasters—and why people very rarely listen to their warnings.