On Monday, the US Supreme Court announced that it would hear a case on gerrymandering in Wisconsin. We dive into the research on this controversial practice.
Get ready for Senate hearings and confirmation votes on President Trump's Cabinet picks by reading this roundup of key coverage from our archive.
Articles from our archive that offer a variety of insights into the Florida shooting.
This week our collaborators at the PBS debate show Point Taken focus on the idea of reparations for slavery and Jim Crow…
A look back at a year marked by terrorism, gun violence and clashes between police and African Americans.
Did you miss the Democratic debate on Saturday? Here are some of the key themes that developed and scholarship to help you understand them.
It's been assumed that most Arab countries are adamantly opposed to Iran’s regional rise and therefore not in favor of a nuclear deal. But is that really the case?
Symbols can unite and divide. How religion helped turn division over the Confederate flag into consensus.
The Confederate flag isn't the only one with a violent past.
The passage of fast-track trading authority represents a rare moment of bipartisan compromise. How did it happen?
SCOTUS effectively continued the practice of lethal injection with its ruling. But is lethal injection really as humane as we think?
While the Charleston shooting is unusually horrifying, many of the themes of this tragedy are symptomatic of the nature of hate violence in our country
Filming, live-streaming, sharing on your smartphone – and what that could mean for governments.
Blatter's decision to step down shocked the world. We asked a few academics to weigh in on what it means.
The inside story of an Interpol conference (sponsored by FIFA) on how to use education and research to tackle match fixing and corruption in soccer.
Foundation essay: This article is part of a series marking the launch of The Conversation in the US. Our foundation essays…