Twitter may be able to predict elections just as well as the polls, but we use survey research for way more than just that.
How do we judge a movie made from a book written by someone with repellent political views?
Getting the mainstream media out of the primary debate business would actually be a good thing for everyone.
The country's leaders and much of its public have repressed memories of where pre-1967 national boundaries lie.
If Republicans offer citizenship to Dreamers but not their parents, should Democrats take the deal?
He argues that the poor are more influential in Washington than ever. That's just not true.
The latest Republican argument on voter suppression laws, and why it's wrong
In Texas's Harris County, a major early childhood education initiative offers a test case for the rest of the country.
Why is the United States the world leader in sending citizens to prison?
The southern end of the tar-sands pipeline is mostly completed, but the opposition is just getting started.
The recent announcement of ramped-up building efforts in the West Bank looms over peace talks as they begin in Jerusalem today.
Last month, activists launched the first national campaign against the organization—which isn't backing down anytime soon.
But there's still publishing gold in them thar clouds.
Looking back at the 1990s, when Democrats were gripped by the terror of being tagged as "soft on crime."
A United States District Court Judge explains why the New York City Police Department must stop conducting stop-and-frisk searches.