A peaceful transfer of power is necessary for American democracy to survive.
The family structure we’ve held up as the cultural ideal for the past half century has been a catastrophe for many. It’s time to figure out better ways to live together.
After the Nevada caucus, Democratic Party leaders have never looked more uncertain about their future.
An out-of-sight, out-of-mind mentality can take hold when people lose their connection to nature.
Trump’s pardons were shocking to some, but to me they were eerily familiar—straight out of the kleptocratic playbook I’ve studied in a dozen other countries.
Where socialism imagines greater concentrations of power, her vision ultimately points in the direction of a more decentralized, more competitive economy.
Fling wide the plastic curtain, take a breath, and step right in.
How new technologies and techniques pioneered by dictators will shape the 2020 election
China’s use of surveillance and censorship makes it harder for Xi Jinping to know what’s going on in his own country.
An unprecedented data set shows where the encyclopedia’s editors are, where they aren’t, and why.
The episodes in which critics’ predictions weren't borne out offer valuable lessons for Trump’s challengers, even if they still vigorously disagree with the moves the president has made.
The similarities between 2020 and 1972 are too astonishing to ignore. But there’s one big difference.
A surprising star collision is making scientists rethink what they know about the universe.
A few glimpses into the varied landscape of Oregon, and some of the animals and people calling it home
The presidential candidate wants to redefine American power.
How should Democrats fight against a president who has no moral or legal compass?
Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.
The president’s political success illustrates many of the reasons populist leaders the world over are able to bypass challenges that would torpedo a more typical politician.
The president has interpreted the Republican-controlled Senate’s vote to acquit as a writ of absolute power.
Five years ago, the flight vanished into the Indian Ocean. Officials on land know more about why than they dare to say.