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.
Did you know that if Donald Trump fails to win a single vote on Election Day, he could still be elected President? Bryan Cranston looks at the role of the "faithless Elector".
Making sexual assault seem normal or like no big deal can have profound effects on millions of victims.
Younger evangelicals have a very different view of their faith.Their perspective on issues such as immigration and economic inequality differs widely from that of the religious right.
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.
Donald Trump may lose his bid for the White House. But far more competent, grassroots politicians will line up to take his mantle.
Why American Hindus favour Donald Trump and neoliberal conservatism.
Double-digit premium increases are leading to an outcry that the Affordable Care Act is not working, yet parts of it are. Here’s what works, and ideas on how to fix what doesn't.
As Obamacare premium prices rise, many are asking why the U.S. doesn't have universal health care in the first place. The reasons may surprise you.
Lies, Twitter bots and sensation reign in the era of for-profit digital media.
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.
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 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.
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.
How candidates say things matters just as much as whether they stuck to the facts.