A speech by feminist Anita Sarkeesian was canceled by Utah State University because, even under the threat of a massacre, the state demands that guns cannot be prohibited in public spaces.
Chart: Values of Homes Owned by African Americans Take Outsized Hit Compared to Those Owned by WhitesOct 20, 2014
Between 2010 and 2013, inflation-adjusted median home values fell by 4.6 percent for white households and 18.4 percent for African American households.
Campaigns spend an incredible amount of time, money and effort trying to get their people to the polls. What if that just wasn't an issue?
A conversation with Terry O'Sullivan, an expert in the dynamics of catastrophic disease outbreaks, on the high human cost of cutbacks to public-health funding.
A recent study finds that if 60 percent of unregistered African Americans and other people of color in the Peach State registered to vote, their votes would likely be enough to sway statewide elections. So GOP leaders are pushing back.
The storyline and most of the details of a tale told by the Israeli prime minister on American television were deliberately untrue.
Only by reclaiming abortion as a fundamental right and normal part of health care can the pro-choice movement hope to win, writes Katha Pollitt in a lively new book.
Even T-TIP's supporters know it will have little more than a trivial effect on growth.
Nine Senate seats remain toss-ups. Republicans need six of those seats to win the Senate. Women voters could keep that from happening, but only if they show up to vote.
This nationwide trend goes virtually undetected when we take the economy’s temperature each month.
What does it mean when a partisan of the Secret Service appears to declare a war of leaks on the White House?
Dog-whistling on the right is responsible for much of this heartbreak. But fault also lies with the Obama administration.
North Carolina election officials are investigating a mailer that the Americans for Prosperity Foundation sent to thousands of would-be voters in the state that contained bad information about registration.
Workers’ ability to handle technological advances doesn’t explain what’s happened to American wages.
The social media giant may have misfired with its secret manipulation, but a leading technologist says that such mapping—done right—can be a tool for good.