Writers need to understand their role in the storytelling process, says bestselling author Martin Amis.
Bryan Cranston reads the 26th Amendment of the U.S. Consitution and reminds Americans not to take their right to vote lightly.
Why are the poorest Americans still sold on the American dream?
Here's how the 13th Amendment allows companies make a dubious profit off the backs of prisoners.
The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution is often talked about mostly misunderstood.
It might seem like humanity disagrees over basic values, but the data is in: we actually don't.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
"Anybody who expected a wonderful happy global community to form on the Internet in which everybody would share cat videos has been gravely disappointed."
Over the last 50 years, the NRA has gone from reasonable to absolutists, reinterpreting the constitution for all of us along the way.
Fascism very much could be alive and well in America in today's toxic political climate. After all, the appeal of fascism breeds in unhealthy democracies. We can’t be too careful, says political expert Rob Riemen.
Countries with top-down power hierarchies get things done quickly—but they just can't last.
Magical thinking has always run deep in America, but in the last 30 years things have begun to escalate. "Nutty fringe ideas" are making their way into the mainstream.
The famed author and public intellectual has a bone to pick with the American legal system.
Getting your vote to where it matters can be harder and more corrupt than it should be. Could blockchain technology build a better system and rebuild people's trust?