Québec Solidaire politician Catherine Dorion sparked controversy with her garb in the provincial legislature but this issue has caused uproars in parliaments around the world.
Decisions about research funding -- and how those decisions are announced -- should not be political and should follow a set schedule.
The Supreme Court's refusal to block the Sandy Hook lawsuit may lead to a flood of litigation, which ultimately may compel the gun industry to change the way it designs, markets and sells firearms.
The Hyde Amendment bans federal abortion funding for most people.
Study shows voters struggle to take media bias into account – even when they are explicitely told it's there.
From Boris Johnson to Donald Trump, a new breed of bullshitting politicians is flourishing.
Contrary to stereotypes of nepotism and corruption, African governments such as Ghana's work hard to respond to need over politics. They can mostly resist politics, but not entirely.
"Because it's 2015" became a rallying cry for gender parity when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named his first cabinet that year but equality is still not the norm in the world.
Just as domestic violence was once misunderstood and tolerated, many today fail to grasp how nude photographs can be wielded as weapons of abuse.
Political parties don't use Twitter anywhere near as much as Facebook. But at least someone is talking about this problem.
Discussing the mental health of leaders such as Donald Trump is controversial. But it's vital to understanding how disordered leaders rise to power.
Two prominent Indigenous Australians have been appointed to chair a senior advisory group to oversee an extensive process for developing options for an Indigenous "voice to government".
The Bloc Québécois was written off as politically dead before it aligned itself with the CAQ government's law on secularism. Now it's moved into third place in Parliament in a stunning comeback.
The origins of the post-truth age date back decades, but the real world is now fast fading from view.
We feel less shame in our personal lives than ever, which is a good thing. But we do still need our leaders to be bound by it.
By giving minister positions to both supporting and opposing parties, Jokowi seems to want to consolidate political power in this second government period.
How members of America's two parties view the country – and its place in the world – might explain this phenomenon.
Thousands of people turned out for the march for climate on Sept. 27 but new questions have arisen about the form these protests will take in the future.
Donald Trump has some ideas about how to end homelessness in the US. Los Angeles' recent experiences may be an important part of the discussion.
Conservatives share some of the same values as environmentalists. Tapping into these can help tackle climate change.