Americans have rediscovered the Supreme Court, as they do periodically when it's at the center of controversy. With a president who attacks the legitimacy of courts, will their attention be benign?
A philosopher argues that Trumpism may have vulgarized electoral politics, but he has also unwittingly illuminated brilliantly one of America's greatest accomplishments: a civil democracy
In America's past, efforts by disadvantaged citizens to secure greater political influence have been met with violent repression.
As the new Supreme Court session opens, a legal scholar makes an argument for sticking with just eight justices. It's not unconstitutional.
Hillary Clinton's candidacy has revived an old controversy in a new way: presidential third terms. It is, as one historian explains, a controversy as old as the nation itself.
The announcement that Harriet Tubman will be the first woman on U.S. currency in more than a century recalls the history of female – and African-American – portrayals on money.
Alexander Hamilton and the policies he pursued as America's first treasury secretary set the US on a course of national unity. That’s just what Europe needs today.