In Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, there’s no winning for John Kerry as he tries to address the troubled process.
For the first time, we can compare states’ election performance from one election to the next.
The former Supreme Court justice has some suggestions for a better democracy in his new book.
If you hear a conservative complaining about Colbert replacing Letterman, he's probably just pretending.
Why the failure of the Paycheck Fairness Act this week can't be ignored.
The revelations about individual doctors charging Medicare millions of dollars show why American health care is so expensive, and point to one easy policy change we could make to reign things in.
The case for breaking our parochial American reading habits.
Sexism in public rhetoric is still tolerated in a way racism isn't, and that could have a profound impact on 2016.
Now even politicians as religiously motivated as Mike Huckabee have to claim they don't care what anybody does in the bedroom.
Conscience clauses are just the beginning—genetic counselors are on a collision course with state-level abortion politics.
Liberals can't understand why conservative Christians feel oppressed by modern society, but there are good reasons.
The Prospect speaks with an education-policy expert Linda Darling-Hammond about standardized testing in the implementation of Common Core, a national set of guidelines on math and reading.
Public opinion on the issue may look a lot like that on same-sex marriage, but the two differ in an important way.
Payroll fraud and the shift to contingent employment are robbing workers of wages, benefits, and job security—and stealing revenues owed to government.
Plutocrats don't need to bribe anyone to distort our system beyond any reasonable conception of democracy.