A naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles.
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
As Congress takes up the issue of immigration, we turned to our global network of scholars to get their perspective on how points systems work.
September 2017 in Nangarhar.
Suffering the daily toil of violence, with little chance of escape.
Donald Trump has described Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action as the ‘worst deal ever’.
A policy tug-of-war is taking place in the Trump White House over what to do about Iran.
Trust me, I’m not the one to ask.
In a language as idiosyncratic as English, linguistic pedantry is futile and misguided.
Rod Stewart performs in concert last July at Jones Beach theatre in Wantagh, N.Y.
Rod Stewart, one of the greatest rock 'n' roll singers, is still current with his new DNCE co-release. What many don't know is 40 years ago he wrote the first pop song to address gay rights.
Is speaking some evil really so bad?
We gave four scholars from different disciplines a chance to offer their opinions on this important question.
Why are communities that need government’s help seemingly rejecting it on principle?
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Why are we increasingly seeing voters support candidates whose policies are, superficially at least, against their own interests?
Trucks cross the friendship bridge connecting China and North Korea on Sept. 4, 2017. Trump has threatened to cut off trade with countries that deal with North Korea.
AP Photo/Helene Franchineau
The international community has been trying to stop North Korea from developing long-range missiles for decades. So what went wrong?
With a new wave of authoritarianism in the United States and beyond, it’s time for universities and colleges to defend democracy.
The rise of neo-Nazism under President Donald Trump signals a new wave of authoritarianism. Now more than ever, colleges and universities must help students become informed and compassionate citizens.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping speaks at the BRICS summit in Xiamen.
China is probably no more fond of the North Korean regime than the Americans are, but it is walking a fine line between managing both nations and ensuring its own continued rise.
‘I will attack and I might like that.’
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What do intercontinental missiles and Apple's app store have in common? Alvin M Weinberg.
A rally in support of DACA outside of the White House.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
Research shows that for many young people, discovering they were undocumented led to significant mental distress. After DACA they found peace of mind.
Rally against President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations.
AP Photo/Andres Kudacki
New survey data show that Muslim Americans are the most negatively perceived religious group in the US and are often victims of Islamophobic attacks. How are they responding? By getting organized.
Counter-demonstrators hold up a sign reading “Today’s police protecting tomorrow’s Hitler” when protesting against an election meeting arranged by the Swedish neo-Nazi party Svenskarnas Parti in Stockholm, August 2014.
It's not just the US which is seeing a rise in support for neo-Nazi organisations and right-wing politics. In Scandinavia it's infiltrating the mainstream.
Helen Murray/Royal Court Theatre
Two plays about the way men and women talk about each other with their own are both illuminating and disappointing
Bartolomeo Vanzetti (left), handcuffed to Nicola Sacco, 1923.
Boston Public Library
At a time when anti-immigrant sentiment was widespread, the Sacco and Vanzetti trial starkly divided American opinion and stirred up a violent backlash around the world.
El Rio Bravo (o Rio Grande, en Estados Unidos) y el Cañon Santa Elena separa los Estados Unidos (izquierda) de México (derecha).
Hacer al Rio Grande grande otra vez sería bueno para el medioambiente fronterizo y costaría mucho menos que el muro propuesto por el Presidente Donald Trump.
Today’s corporate CEO has more in common with Che Guevera than meets the eye.
CEOs used to stay steadfastly neutral on divisive social and political issues. Those days are over, meaning today’s chief executive increasingly resembles Che Guevera.
Antifa, or militant progressives, have always existed and flourished in democracies.
The anti-fascist movement, or 'antifa', has undergone more of an evolution of progressive militancy than a birth.
Here’s the script accompanied by a lot of bombast, signifying not much. North Korea launches another missile – its 18th for the year and 80th since Kim Jong-un assumed power in 2011. This time it travels…