South African economist is one of leading voices questioning the way we relate everything to a single statistic.
Franklin D. Roosevelt is famous for really getting a lot done fast. Will history remember Trump so kindly?
Does Trump’s family have too much sway in the White House? We consider parallels ranging from the Ottoman empire to the Clinton administration.
It's become popular among politicians to say they 'misspoke' when they are caught in a lie.
A scholar considers the limits of 'running government like a business.'
President Trump gave a speech at the Prayer Breakfast that pledged to be "tougher" in international dealings and protect religious liberty. How does it compare with past Presidents?
A political scientist looks at the similarities between the new American president and the sultans of the Ottoman Empire. What might the parallels portend for US politics?
In this year's election, the system of majority voting didn't allow voters to express their opinions adequately. If they had, the choice would have been between Kasich and Sanders.
Brexit and Trump aren't to blame. The rise of 'post-truth' is rooted in the middle-classes, not the masses.
At a time when politicians are struggling to gain the public's trust, Janet Reno's legacy as an honest, humble public servant may serve as an example moving forward from the election.
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.
It's easy to forget that in 1992, the Clintons railed spectacularly against the status quo. Fortunately, it's all on film.
Polls show Trump and Hillary in a dead heat in the Peach State this year. An expert on Southern politics examines the possibility of Georgia turning blue.
The media’s obsession with the indirect ways in which a single charitable foundation advances a single candidate’s career misses the point.
On the 20th anniversary of Bill Clinton's promise to "end welfare as we know it," a social work scholar asks why child poverty is still such a problem in the U.S. and what race has to do with it.
The Clintons have assembled a globally influential humanitarian behemoth. But is it just a colossal liability?
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 story of New York's 1992 Democratic primary -- when another Clinton beat another left wing candidate with the help of another Cuomo.
Winning isn't everything. Bernie Sanders has had a profound effect on the Democratic Party.