The attack on the Capitol forces us to confront an existential question about privacy.
A new survey shows who believes what and how it differs from what Americans believe as a whole.
"The function of private media is to make money for the people who own the media. It is a business," Sanders said.
Google's "Year in Search 2020" results reveal a year when "why" was searched more than ever.
It was a concept borrowed from the Iroquois, and one that America never quite mastered.
Recent American presidents have all faced a crisis of legitimacy in a trend that threatens the health of our democracy.
When we limit the clash of ideas, we ultimately hinder progress for the entire society.
What qualifies someone for the top position in American government?
Both social media companies plan to implement special protocols on Tuesday as election results begin rolling in.
Partisan division has reached its peak, shows an alarming new study that identifies three crucial components.
Nazi supporters held huge rallies and summer camps for kids throughout the United States in the 1930s.
Partisanship can now be seen in brain scans.
Younger Americans support expanding the Supreme Court and serious political reforms, says new poll.
Amid such suffering, people need some joy.
Researchers found a common element in the destruction of even the most powerful empires.
Confirmation bias is baked into the DNA of America, but it may soon be the nation's undoing.
What would happen if you tripled the US population? Matthew Yglesias and moderator Charles Duhigg explore the idea on Big Think Live.
The U.S., China, and Russia are in a "vaccine race" that treats a global challenge like a winner-take-all game.
People remember when governments lie to them and it lowers their satisfaction in government officials.
Join Radiolab's Latif Nasser at 1pm ET today as he chats with Malcolm Gladwell live on Big Think.
The Labour Economics study suggests two potential reasons for the increase: corruption and increased capacity.