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How Vladimir Putin is making the world safe for autocracy
The same part of the brain that allows us to step into the shoes of others also helps us restrain ourselves.
To many white Trump voters, the problem wasn’t her economic stance, but the larger vision—a multi-ethnic social democracy—that it was a part of.
The personality test isn't perfect, but it plays to people's desire to understand themselves and others.
The president-elect is selecting his team as he prepares for his inauguration in January.
His paranoid style paved the road for Trumpism. Now he fears what’s been unleashed.
Why the ingrained expectation that women should desire to become parents is unhealthy
A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses.
Why extreme wealth makes it hard for people to do better than their parents did.
Civic participation offers a way out of the 2016 doldrums.
Modern slot machines develop an unbreakable hold on many players—some of whom wind up losing their jobs, their families, and even, as in the case of Scott Stevens, their lives.
A new survey suggests many might prefer a kind of multipolar Washington, with three distinct orbits of power checking each other.
A chain helmed by the nominee for labor secretary has unseated Chick-Fil-A as the perfect encapsulation of this cultural moment.
A report will be shared with lawmakers before Trump’s inauguration, a top advisor said Friday.
France mulls a longer state of emergency, Trump expands his team, and more from the United States and around the world.
We can all agree that Millennials are the worst. But what is a Millennial? A fight between The New York Times and Slate inspired us to try and figure that out.