Both the Republican and Democratic platforms show a shift away from globalization, thanks to the influence of the rise of populists in both parties.
For a while, Bernie Sanders looked he really could be David to Hillary Clinton's Goliath. He lost, but his legacy will live on.
America's higher education has been split into two unequal worlds. Schools serving the bulk of America's underprivileged students lack resources. Making college free will not solve the problem.
Leading progressives including Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have been very vocal in opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Here's why they should get on board.
Eight years to the day after she conceded defeat to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton cemented her triumph over Bernie Sanders.
By many estimates, the senator from Vermont has lost the Democratic nomination for president of the U.S. But a King's College scholar explains how he can win.
With the primaries essentially over, Sanders can be one of three people: Hillary Clinton, Ted Kennedy or Jesse Jackson.
Nearly 650,000 new voters have registered to vote in the California primary. What the influx of new voters will mean is anyone's guess.
Puerto Ricans can't vote in the general election, but the way they vote in the primary can predict how well a candidate will do with a key demographic.
In a world out of balance, one in which arrogance and unaccountability combine in a corrosive synergy, humility can offer a powerful alternative vision of how to approach democratic government.
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have called for making colleges and universities debt-free or tuition-free. Disadvantaged students need more than free college to achieve success.
We've been examining the ins and outs of TPP and the rise of the anti-trade right for months. Here's a roundup of some of our coverage.
In 2008, Hillary Clinton withdrew from the presidential race to support Barack Obama. Now, facing a rampaging Donald Trump, she's hoping Bernie Sanders will do the same.
Austria and the almost victory of the far right is a canary in a coal mine. A new political divide is emerging on both sides of the Atlantic.
Why are populist candidates all the rage this year in the race for the White House? Recent research from Harvard and BU links it to the market economy and a similar trend in Europe.
Sanders' latest win -- this time in West Virginia -- is a reminder that Clinton is far from a strong candidate. She will have to fight to win in the general election against Trump.
Two mathematicians explain why majority voting often fails to elect the candidate preferred by the majority and propose an alternative, 'majority judgment.'
If Donald Trump is tapping into a more fundamental disconnect from the Washington establishment, he might attract many voters who have previously abstained or even voted Democrat.
Trump and Cruz certainly think so. Clinton promises to maintain the "strongest military the world has ever known." An OSU professor examines the issue through three different lens.
A survey of 1,200 voters provides insight into which candidate is closest to the median American voter on the issues.