Only about 40-45 percent of 18-to-29-year-olds turned out to vote in the 2012 election. Civic education can improve youth turnout. But civic education itself remains neglected in US schools.
There's more than one reason, according to two professors who have studied 25 years of Clinton's public life.
Making sexual assault seem normal or like no big deal can have profound effects on millions of victims.
This week's episode of Race to the White House looks at how gender, race and class are shaping the voting patterns in this election.
A former British ambassador to Cuba sees widespread harm in letting WikiLeaks operate from within the Ecuadorian embassy.
What are the crucial energy and climate policy questions facing the next president? Our academics weigh in.
The 39th president's tenure was marked by honesty, peacemaking and respect for human rights – and yet he's still the butt of many a joke.
AT&T's planned merger would add to a growing list of mega deals that have not only harmed consumers and exacerbated inequality but also undermined our democracy.
The scientific community enjoys one of the highest levels of trust among American institutions. But engaging in the political arena during a contentious election season comes with dangers.
Spending more on border control hasn't stopped migrants from crossing the border. Neither will a wall. Here's why.
A Trump victory in the US presidential election is unlikely, but then again, so was Brexit. If he does get elected, there may be severe economic and financial consequences.
A recent poster displayed Donald Trump with the Indian spiritual symbol of 'om.' Here is the problem:
A look at the policy proposals that will impact family life.
Trade adjustment assistance, dubbed 'burial insurance’ by those it's supposed to help, needs to be significantly reformed so that future trade deals don't have so many workers feeling left behind.
Trump is a Hollywood comedy blundering around in the 'real world' of American politics. Hollywood drama can show us what is needed instead.
If our politicians are really concerned about the future, they've got a funny way of talking about it.
Truth’s victory over hate propaganda is neither automatic nor preordained. It requires a commitment to equal rights and norms of tolerance.
When a celebrity runs for president, do celebrity endorsements matter? A survey of likely voters shows how tricky it can be to mix celebrity and politics.
Victorian bodybuilders knew what Trump does not: real strongmen are built on technique, not force alone.
The painful effects of globalization and political corruption have decayed Americans' trust in the federal government.