With sodium-sensitive eyes, we’d see it every new Moon. With no detectable gases, the Moon appears to be atmosphere-free. The Moon as seen from a view above the majority of Earth’s […]
In his new book, "Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy," former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang explores how media narratives can warp public perception of political candidates.
Recent American presidents have all faced a crisis of legitimacy in a trend that threatens the health of our democracy.
Going from a solitary teenage protester in front of the Swedish parliament to a global icon in little more than a year certainly merits a distinction.
What qualifies someone for the top position in American government?
Flattening the curve on panic and disinformation.
Senator John Sidney McCain III, who died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018 at the age of 81, is lying in state in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has cancelled an upcoming trip to an economic conference in Saudi Arabia amid the controversy involving missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The 2020 presidential candidate said companies like Amazon should "pay their fair share" as automation begins to displace human workers.
Brett M. Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, one of three women who's accused him of sexual assault, are due to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
An online conspiracy theory about President Donald Trump is now affecting people and politics in real life.
Is it a super-secret place for the global el33t? Or is it just a bunch of n00bs masquerading as true h4x0rs?
Flat Earth theory has enjoyed staying power since at least the 19th century despite being patently untrue. Neil deGrasse Tyson, the late Carl Sagan, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and other big thinkers will show you how to disprove this bad idea, all without having to take a journey into space.
Ayn Rand champions self-sufficiency, attacks altruism, demonizes public servants, and vilifies government regulations because they hinder individual freedom.
When you look at the history of it, a strange pattern emerges.
A recent psychology study examines the importance of intellectual humility in decision-making related to politics, health and work.
George Bernard Shaw quipped that a rich man ‘does not really care whether his money does good or not, provided he finds his conscience eased and his social status improved by giving it away’. Was he right?
"The starting point for understanding inequality in the context of human progress is to recognize that income inequality is not a fundamental component of well-being."
Think we’ll just responsibly choose more fuel efficient vehicles, and the market will take care of the rest? Good luck with that. Since the first oil crisis of the 1970s, there […]
Charges of treason are often used incorrectly in today's political climate. Treason has a very specific definition in the U.S. Constitution.
In a recent CBS News interview, Jon Stewart lays out some fascinating thinking about Trump, how we got here, and what we all need to do to keep the country working as best it can.