Understanding moderate politics can help us navigate the extremes of the current age.
Woody Guthrie’s anthem has become a rallying cry for immigrants. But did he really have a 'blind spot' for Native Americans, as some have claimed?
Hillary Clinton arguably lost in 2020 because she took workers for granted. Will Democrats make the same mistake again?
The US and China have an interdependent economic relationship. If this unravels it will have global ramifications.
You can't be gaslighted if you don't get confused and you won't get confused if you are not misled in the first place.
Around 2.2 billion gamers regularly sit at home, many playing action-packed war games, which fuse virtual boot camps with special operations aimed at eliminating enemies.
Despite a drop in support after the first Democratic presidential debate, Joe Biden's perceived electiability is serving him well in the race to secure his party's nomination.
President Trump has been assailed for making money from his Washington hotel that's frequented by those who want to curry favor with him. Turns out, getting rich off politics is an old tradition.
The 2020 US election could set a record for ugliness and division. Two previous elections provide important context for what that division can mean.
The US-China trade war shows no signs of slowing down. Here's what readers need to know.
In Trump's America, there is a fundamental misunderstanding of the nature and scope of the First Amendment.
A sociologist spent over a year interviewing black, white and Latino residents of a declining coal town in central Pennsylvania, plumbing the sources of their political disillusionment.
Extreme, dehumanizing language like the words used by President Trump to describe Baltimore can escalate into destructive outcomes, writes a scholar of hostage negotiation.
The Fed's decision to cut interest rates for the first time since 2008 could lead to economic policies that are even more reckless.
Difficult to pronounce, synecdoche is the form of rhetoric used by President Trump when he told four Democratic congresswomen of color to “go back” to the “corrupt” countries they came from.
Data released under FOIA shows that ICE is encountering more US citizens and more women.
Two social scientists investigate why working-class white men are particularly receptive to President Trump's racist and anti-immigrant messages.
After Imran Khan's visit to the White House, what lies ahead for his relationship with Donald Trump?
While some have seen Mueller's testimony as a disappointment, Democrats may still initiate impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump in the House of Representatives.
'Phatic sharing' reclaims Twitter as a truly social network, rather than simply as a source of breaking news or a place for public debate between politicians, journalists, and activists.