An incarceration-reform advocate and former inmate makes the case for broader rehabilitation efforts.
University leaders and observers discuss the intersection of student protests, free speech and academic freedom.
Former Senator Tom Daschle, former Congresswoman Jane Harman, and political scientist Lynn Vavreck articulate related concerns about U.S. politics.
The contrasting approaches of DeRay McKesson, a prominent Black Lives Matter activist, and Marc Morial of the National Urban League.
The 2012 GOP nominee says that he may write in his wife’s name, or may vote for a third party candidate.
Yale law professor Stephen L. Carter laments the recent string of divided decisions and urges a return to efforts to reach consensus, or near consensus, about the Constitution.
Jim Wallis, the founder of Sojourners, regards whiteness as a myth and white supremacy as idolatry.
Readers converse about the wisdom of refraining from passing some laws and regulations in order to avoid the violence that will accompany their enforcement.
A psychology professor sketches a debate that captivates many in his field.
An expression of concern about the algorithms that shape what Americans read before they vote.
Defending the Obama Administration’s geopolitical record, the secretary of state laid out a vision of an America that is globalist, engaged, and deeply interventionist.
Ambitious young politicians now know that it is possible to win Republican primaries without staying true to movement conservative orthodoxy.
Assertiveness and outrage often do more harm than good, argues John Dickerson, who adds that “generosity and compassion require a pause in self-obsession.”
A call for open-minded debate about all the reasons that blurred lines exist.
A conversation with a prominent Black Lives Matter activist, a retired police chief, and the head of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
In many jurisdictions, prosecutors are elected officials, and municipal courts operate with relative transparency, yet voters are ignorant of deep injustices that go on every day.
A Yale law professor suggests that oft-ignored truth should inform debates about what statutes and regulations to codify.
A computer security expert grapples with how to better protect us from cyberattacks.
The Obama Administration national security adviser on ISIS, Brexit, and the Rwanda genocide.
Which issues deserve to be discussed more widely, vigorously, or robustly?