With self-driving cars, societies can redesign their traffic systems. From the crosswalk to overall traffic design—it is mundane situations that raise really hard questions. Extreme situations are a distraction.
How does Zuckerberg convert his apology into action, while respecting the vastly differing circumstances that his network—the ultimate social network—connects?
A trade war with China would inflict far more damage on the American economy than could be recouped from tariffs and other protectionist levies.
Not long after George Washington took office, one of the most serious threats to the authority of the federal government and stability of the new nation arose in the form of a tax resistance.
Easter is quite similar to other major holidays like Christmas and Halloween, which have evolved over the last 200 years or so.
As a society, we are well aware of the power of representation and the importance of diverse role models.
The Russians have keenly recognized that they could subvert the modern dependence on social media as a seemingly trustworthy platform for news and information.
According to Stevens, it isn’t enough to deny millions of young adults the most effective means of self-defense by raising the minimum age of all firearm purchases to 21.
Increasingly, schools are turning to active shooter drills and videos to prepare students and staff to face a gunman.
Allowing teachers to have access to firearms at school became a national issue after President Donald Trump advocated it in response to the Feb. 14 massacre of 17 at a Parkland, Florida, high school.
The cost of having children in the U.S. has grown exponentially since the 1960s, when the government first started collecting data on childhood expenditures.
He'll encourage Trump's most dangerous whims.
Social psychology tells us that movements like March for Our Lives are unlikely to change anything.
Suicide is a growing public health concern.
Space weather storms have happened since the birth of the solar system, and have hit Earth many times.
The 2020 U.S. Census is still two years away, but experts and civil rights groups are already disputing the results.
The Palestinians will never accept any deal at the expense of their national cause, writes Fatah's spokesperson.
Could grieving parents force the right to confront a fake news epidemic?
Why does it seem increasingly hard to voice opinions that fall outside the accepted mainstream?
Putin dreams of a continent on its knees—dominated by a new conservative leader.
Separating the debate about continued U.S. assistance to Saudi Arabia from a debate about the applicability of the WPR will help ensure that Congress meets its responsibility to decide the assistance issue.
On March 26, the U.S. Commerce Department announced that a citizenship question would be added to the 2020 census. This question, originally proposed by the Department of Justice, would ostensibly help enforce the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Fox News is Trump’s propaganda arm—and both will do anything to boost ratings.
Bolton’s hawkish views are well known.
All citizens have an interest in the fight against crime and disease. Since immigrants might not seek police or medical services if such care would threaten their residency.
The problem is deeper than the Electoral College versus the popular vote. The problem is about majorities versus minorities, and neither side of the current debate is offering solutions.
Transgenderism is part of a movement that is hostile to traditional family life. The traditional family is based on the idea that the needs of children are supplied by parents with rights and responsibilities to meet those needs.
Will Republicans convince themselves to try to pass another round of tax cuts? And if they do, how will they justify further cuts when the current round of cuts fails?
Obama is out of office now, but the regrettable consequences of his election remain strewn across the political landscape.
For decades, the FEC has interpreted the “directly or indirectly” language in this statutory ban broadly to include participation by foreign nationals in decisions involving election-related activities.