How much weight would you put on a scientist's expertise versus the opinion of a random stranger? People on either end of the political spectrum decide differently what seems true.
A 6-3 conservative court will hear a broader range of controversial cases, shift interpretations of individual rights and put more pressure on local democracy to make policy decisions.
A survey examines how the college experience changes – or doesn't change – students' political views.
Masks are widely recognized as a partisan issue in the United States, but an ongoing study of public opinion in Canada shows that they are becoming politicized here as well.
From Brexit to coroanvirus, Britain keeps looking to the second world war and its spirit as a way to get through. However, the ideas of the period are not so close to the truth.
For the government a Sunday announcement has several advantages, many of them to do with the news agenda.
There needs to be fair and equal voting rights for young people in England and Northern Ireland.
Many Americans imagine evangelicals as a monolithic group that supports conservative policies and always talks about their faith. Three experts found in a study that the picture is far more complex.
A lot of the pressure that leads college students to keep their views to themselves comes from other students, not faculty, new research shows.
In a survey, Trump supporters showed the lowest faith in the Supreme Court, the federal government, the media and other pillars of society.
This is Boris Johnson's first major cabinet reshuffle since the Conservatives' general election victory.
At least six states have permitted the study of the Bible in classrooms, which could reignite a 19th-century debate that split US Protestants into liberal and conservative camps.
Reforms are set to continue in the same direction as before.
After his landslide victory, Boris Johnson declared his ambition to make his country 'the cleanest, greenest on Earth'. Here's what he needs to do to prove it.
At times is feels as though the prime minister wants the top job for the sake of having it. But now he's got a long term in office to map out.
Despite the headlines, the biggest concerns of students on college campuses are not politics, discrimination or free expression.
Recruiting 20,000 new police officers may sound like a massive boost, but the reality is that the Conservative's proposal will simply replace the 20,600 police officers who have already been cut.
The next two years look dangerous for the economy. You wouldn't know it from UK party manifestos.
Long term climate targets are meaningless without concrete action. Here's what the plans of the UK's two biggest parties mean for the planet.
Before we declare the end of austerity, it is important to explore what exactly austerity was – and remind ourselves of the terrible toll it has had on many people's lives.