The Supreme Court's public reputation is strong in part because people see it as less political than other government branches. What can text analysis tell us about how accurate that perception is?
A bastion of liberal values in an illiberal climate.
Some American voters hope that instant runoff can make our elections better. But a mathematician has an idea for another solution.
Recent elections in Latin America have suggested a retreat from left-wing politics and populist leaders. But results from Ecuador's 2017 presidential election suggest otherwise.
The national pastime is more than just a sport. In this roundup, we feature stories about baseball's relationship to race, politics, the media and health.
Ten questions. On your marks. Get set. Go.
The charge for retailing electricity in Australia compares poorly other deregulated markets in Europe
Can Spain learn from a decade marked by high-profile political corruption scandals involving money embezzled from regional governments and mismanagement in urban planning and construction?
Whether the ubiquity of fiction has devalued truth or enhanced morality has been in doubt for over 2,000 years.
The insistence by the Fair Work Commission that the government make a submission on penalty rates was not about their position, but a call on the government to take some of the responsibility itself.
In Kosovo's long struggle to gain international recognition of its statehood, football has helped the country achieve major goals.
Analysis shows that rising inequality over the past 20 years makes it harder to increase taxes and makes citizens less willing to pay them.
The upsetters have achieved their founding ambition, now they need to work out what to do next.
Even though the setup of the Indian Adani Group draws scrutiny in developed countries like Australia, it's common and makes sense in the context of emerging markets like India.
Studies have shown that shame can motivate people to be both helpful but also vengeful, so the verdict is still out on whether it curbs bad behaviour.
The 2016 election made clear that the Electoral College does not weigh votes from all states equally. A new analysis suggests the power of your vote is closely linked to voter turnout in your state.
How do you know your search results or social media feeds aren't being manipulated for political purposes? It's not a crime to do so. But we believe it should be.
It was popular music that enabled Chávez to link his political movement with grassroots activism.
As Poland faces more and more social divisions, citizen movements develop through informal activities to reinforce a sense of community and belonging.
Romania's ongoing protests against a bold move by the government to decriminalise corruption has highlighted greater social and political issues.