Readers weigh in on the “dump Trump” movement and the thorny questions it raises about legitimacy in the American political system.
A broken taillight does not require armed agents of the state to approach a motorist’s window.
What if a convention rule change allowed delegates to reject any candidate on the first ballot who hasn’t made them public?
The debate illuminates different theories of government.
A journalist and an artist reflect on our relationship with Enlightenment ideals.
The growing diversity of today’s educational cohort prompts the question, “Whose talents do we as a nation need to cultivate?”
A inquiry into the skills required to address the coming century’s problems
Nina Totenberg’s thought-experiment about the future of the press
What percentage graduated from high school and enrolled within a year at a four year institution where they live on campus?
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.