Under US law, the president must publish all of their executive orders for public view. The Australian government is under no such obligation.
President Trump claims that churches suffer from the over-regulation of their political speech. In reality, oversight is lax for religious groups and secular tax-exempt nonprofits alike.
All recent Republican presidents have cut off foreign aid tied to abortion. Trump's expansive version of those restrictions endangers billions slated for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases.
President Trump's new executive order on cybersecurity signals some significant new federal cybersecurity efforts.
Trump has ordered a task force to look into the federal government's role in schools. Where does this executive order fit in the country's long history of federal versus state educational policies?
Trump's executive order on climate will cede American leadership internationally and scores a political win. But reversing all Obama's work will require big wins in court.
Trump's orders on deportations and immigration enforcement signal a hard-line approach without consideration for important factors in the lives of migrants.
The divine right of kings was dismantled after a bloody conflict nearly 400 years ago. The impulse which led to that change should protect us from the reign of the White House emperor.
Children end up caught in the political crossfire.
The Trump administration may do well to make a friend of the federal bureaucracy it's so intent on gutting, according to an expert who studies the role of civil servants in government.
Since World War II, the US and Mexico have successfully worked together on issues like trade and migration. If Trump refuses to treat Mexico as a partner, how bitter will the breakup be?
A short history of legal challenges to immigrant detention practices in the U.S. may shed light on what's to come for the new administration.
The origin of tyrannical power is irrelevant: whether by election, inheritance or force, if rulership is oppressive, it is tyrannical. And the way to beat it is deceptively simple: refuse to comply.
Our panel of experts examines whether immigration leads to more crime using data from across 200 metropolitan areas and 20 years of research.
An anthropologist of the American West argues that protecting nature and our cultural heritage are good for business but few recognize how they are threatened by 'jobs-creating' oil pipelines.
A constitutional scholar considers the legal arguments that could undo Trump's executive order barring travel by residents of seven Muslim majority countries.
Torture is the ultimate abuse of state power over the individual. If the US returns to using it, all hell could break loose.
In 1888, Chae Chan Ping was denied re-entry into the US, where he had lived for 12 years. Times are supposed to have changed.
We must know people as they would like to be known, not as some dominant power has decided we shall know them.
Although congressional Democrats have been vocal in opposing most of Donald Trump’s executive orders, they appear to have little support from Republicans to enact the legislation needed change them.