A case soon to be decided by the Wisconsin Supreme Court considers the proper role of mathematical prediction in the courtroom—and beyond.
In an era fixated with science, technology, and data, the humanities are in decline. They’re more vital than ever.
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.
In the 20th century, America invested in policies that created widespread prosperity. Can the country do so again?
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.
One professor is on a quest to bring flavor and variety back to the American diet.
Consumers don’t want to be locked into long-term deals, and that’s a real problem for arts institutions.
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.
After Obama’s two terms in office, will his successor push America back toward a more robust engagement with the world?
There’s more to life than can be measured in monetary returns.
Ambitious young politicians now know that it is possible to win Republican primaries without staying true to movement conservative orthodoxy.
Their degrees may help them secure entry-level jobs, but to advance in their careers, they’ll need much more than technical skills.
The 2016 Olympics will be a test of how well Comcast and NBC can deliver live programming in the digital, on-demand era.
Assertiveness and outrage often do more harm than good, argues John Dickerson, who adds that “generosity and compassion require a pause in self-obsession.”
On the sublime scenery that might await us on exoplanets.
A joint program hosted by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic