Jim Gilliam of NationBuilder says his software will "democratize democracy." So why do many of his progressive friends consider him a traitor?
If Boehner gives them the chance to vote, they could save the day. Or maybe they won't.
Why liberal Democrats in Congress, despite being greater in number, have nothing like the power of Tea Party conservatives.
Women may have more jobs than ever, but should we be applauding record gains in low-wage employment when gender discrimination and the pay gap persist?
Donald Webster Cory's 1951 landmark book, The Homosexual in America, inspired early activists. Then he disavowed its message.
The city's program to improve girls’ body image could actually work.
Obama hasn't made any demands up until now. Maybe it's time he did.
Some liberals think the Affordable Care Act is unpopular because Barack Obama didn't do a good job selling it. Here are the five reasons that's wrong.
When the shutdown is over and the victors are proclaimed, remember that narratives and messaging aren’t to thank. They were set to win before this war even started.
"Revenge porn" is a growing form of online harassment, and state lawmakers are beginnging to take notice. The Prospect talks to one legal expert on what can be done to curb the phenomenon.
You should probably decide before you buy your first autonomous mechanical domestic servant.
Maybe if Harry Reid gives the speaker a little breathing room, he'll do the right thing.
Federal money that goes to the states to provide cash and job training assistance to the nation's poorest is drying out because of the shutdown. That's a huge problem.
Public prayer before a football game is clearly unconstitutional. So why do schools keep doing it?
The states rejecting the expansion of Medicaid are the ones that already make it the hardest for poor people to get insured.