The 1965 document is a touchstone in the debate over black culture and the War on Poverty. The author's call for full employment and a welfare state, however, is mostly forgotten.
Why government transparency can be the enemy of liberty
How, and why, Cass Sunstein believes laws and public policies should help save us from our irrational impulses
The intriguing elevator pitch for The Deseret News
For years, Republicans have expertly used voter anger to drive turnout. Now their opponents are trying to do the same—but experts are skeptical.
"Just as cars are not all the same, Electronic Medical Records vary greatly. A Mercedes, a Maserati and a Yugo are all cars, but you certainly wouldn't accuse someone of rejecting a used Yugo as being a Luddite and hating all cars. Similarly, you shouldn't generalize physicians who reject terrible programs as hating EMR."
Applying the history of white supremacy in America to the Supreme Court's McCutcheon decision
After initial moves on gun control and gay marriage, the governor is drawing fire for not taking up more progressive stands.
A brief history of where your money goes and why
Reader correspondence underscores the variety of opinion on the issue.
His address on voter-suppression efforts is one of the most significant and morally grounded speeches of his presidency.
"Yes, there are problems in any technology implementation and there always will be. But fewer people die. Yes, it is important to connect with the patient. But fewer people die. Yes, the opportunity to pad billing is obscene. But fewer people die."
The president is right to speak out, but he needs to preach to someone other than the converted.
In a post-McCutcheon world, big donors matter even more in politics, which means major figures like the president will have to win them over more.
The case for stigma—and its limits
That year, Jimmy Carter's drug czar attended a marijuana-soaked party in Washington and reportedly used cocaine. You won't believe what happened next.
This Congressional hopeful believes the code-management service will give voters a voice.
Meet George Cassiday, official Washington's favorite bootlegger.
Correspondence from a reader with traditional Christian beliefs
New Hampshire’s governor, a prep-school campus, and the meaning of women in politics
With the healthcare law finally on track after a disastrous start, the secretary of Health and Human Services is leaving the administration.