Sweeping changes were possible in the past because black leaders were willing to risk their lives and call out problems before they became crises.
Trump’s recent executive order may limit section 230 of the Communications Decency Act - the 'bedrock of the internet'. What does that mean for Australia?
Though political elites complain about what the media covers, and how they cover it, research shows that ideological bias among media outlets is largely nonexistent.
Europeans once looked across the Atlantic for leadership in times of global crisis. But those days are over.
A new survey shows 67% of Democrats report wearing face masks, compared to 55% of Republicans.
American teens are much more perceptive about their political world than they are given credit for, a recent study shows.
Bernie Sanders is the antithesis of a political showman who says one thing today, another tomorrow. Perhaps, in the end, that was his undoing.
Coroanvirus has ended politics as normal. What will campaigning look like without handshaking, high fives and the kissing of babies?
John F Kennedy's assassination was a turning point in how conspiracy theorists became viewed.
Research on stigma and discrimination – and LGBTQ people's own stories – can help Americans make sense of Pete Buttigieg's historic candidacy.
Could defiance of court orders at the highest level undermine the Constitution's authority in the eyes of American citizens?
The Constitution provides Congress with plenty of tools to hold the White House to account. So what moves does the legislative branch have left?
Some Democrats are fearing chaos at the convention if no candidate meets the nomination threshold. History suggests they are right to be concerned.
Different types of rule-breaking leaders can appeal to transgressive parts of ourselves.
Post-truth questions the very nature of truth itself – that's why it's so dangerous.
The Trump administration is only the latest to push the boundaries of the law to take out foreign adversaries.
In the Trump era, one crisis – even one as grave as impeachment – is simply replaced by another. In more tranquil times such crises may spell the end of a presidency – but not so in the age of Trump.
Public officials are now in the spotlight: Does the public view them as professionals, bound by duty, or as elites who invoke ideals while pursuing their own agendas?
The Hyde Amendment bans federal abortion funding for most people.
Just as domestic violence was once misunderstood and tolerated, many today fail to grasp how nude photographs can be wielded as weapons of abuse.