Eugene Gholz, the associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, posits that President Trump's decision to suspend U.S. military operations on the Korean peninsula negates decades of...
America seems to know what it's against, but what is it for? American isolationism has a checkered past, and not participating in global institutions is no longer a realistic option.
Hollywood writer's rooms are notorious boys clubs: men often outnumber the women by 8 to 1. Nell Scovell has been defying that statistic her entire career.
This might sound crazy, but hear it out: What if we paid politicians higher salaries with bonus incentives?
Voting. It's important. But we don't exactly make it a priority, do we? Other democracies have outshone the United States when it comes to innovating ways to encourage democratic participation.
Democrats are wondering how to beat Trump. The only way might be to play his game.
How does Vladimir Putin see the world? To understand how he controls Russia and pushes his agenda overseas, look to the works of 20th-century fascist philosopher Ivan Ilyin.
How do bankers create money? Here's your incredibly frustrating answer: they just create money.
North Korea has nothing to lose in face-to-face diplomatic talks. Can the same be said of the U.S.?
Victim status has become a competition, and it's ruining our ability to solve the problems we face together.
Why have some conspiracy theories been pushed back into the public? Because when you try to force them out of the mainstream, they'll find a wider audience on the fringes.
Is Donald Trump a plutocrat in populist's clothing? Martin Amis defends rational thought over anti-intellectualism—which might just be the greatest con in American politics.
Evangelical Christians are abandoning their core beliefs to follow a cult leader, says Reza Aslan.
What is liberal America's big, and possibly fatal, mistake? Failing to recognize its own extremists.
Martin Amis explains why the biggest challenge of free speech is learning to use it responsibly.
This incredible woman helped a community of women turn their lives around in the course of just a couple of weekends.
Geobiologist Hope Jahren explains why knowing your legal protections is probably more useful than attending another behavioral seminar on avoiding harassment.
In 1868, equal protection under the law was granted to every born and naturalized U.S. citizen—no exceptions. That's radical, says Van Jones.