Why not just divide the United States in slices of equal population?
Researchers found a common element in the destruction of even the most powerful empires.
Law professor Ganesh Sitaraman explains why America has never achieved true democracy—and how it can.
A new interactive documentary "How Normal Am I?" helps reveal the shortcomings of facial recognition technology.
The 20th century was marked by waves of pro-democracy revolutions. Now, the future of democracy looks uncertain.
People remember when governments lie to them and it lowers their satisfaction in government officials.
The Labour Economics study suggests two potential reasons for the increase: corruption and increased capacity.
In his new book, "American Rule," Jared Yates Sexton hopes to overturn a centuries-long myth.
The American economy may be locked into an unhealthy cycle that only benefits a select few. Is it too late to fix it?
Teaching community organizers via WhatsApp yields encouraging results in South Africa, according to MIT Governance Lab research.
The Himalayan Kingdom best known for its concept of "Gross National Happiness."
New documents confirm that the government agency—one of many—has been using a tracking company.
Apparently the Catholic Church is a small business.
What happens if we consider welfare programs as investments?
Victorians want to rectify 19th-century surveying error – and become South Australians.
Are we genetically inclined for superstition or just fearful of the truth?
The word "learning" opens up space for more people, places, and ideas.
In his book with Richard Clarke, "Warnings," Eddy made clear this was inevitable.
The proposal calls for the American public to draft two candidates to lead the executive branch: one from the center-left, the other from the center-right.
Comfort has won, and most formality is gone.
Sophists used rhetoric and debate to arrive at practical truths.
According to Harvard economists, Democrats and Republicans both perceive reality very wrong.
A massive Dating.com study reveals just how important politics are in the dating world right now.
The videos raise serious legal and moral questions about police crowd-control tactics.
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
Numerous U.S. Presidents invoked the Insurrection Act to to quell race and labor riots.
Google is probably wrong about your health condition.
A recent survey also found that political messaging from the pulpit increased the likelihood of believing presidents to be ordained by God.
The larger the stakes and scope, the less likely a conspiracy theory is to be true.
A U.S. government intelligence agency develops cutting-edge tech to predict future events.