Albert Ponce (pictured) is one of dozens of educators who are being threatened with violence by anonymous trolls for performing their jobs.
American problems in the 16-year war include a resilient Taliban, a weak government in Kabul and, according to the top general overseeing the conflict, Russian interference.
If you can wangle access to the BBC’s iPlayer, a viewing of Adam Curtis’ “Bitter Lake” may improve your chances of making sense of the modern world, TV critic Sam Wollaston writes at The Guardian newspaper.
sarcaser (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Political scientist John Hibbing and his colleagues at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are trying to figure out which...
Humanitarian groups withheld aid from Somalis suffering the effects of a severe drought that killed tens of thousands and displaced more than a million people last year out of fear that their assistance would amount to material support for regional terrorists under the U.S. Patriot Act, a Davidson College professor says.
Women's lib hasn't made it through Washington yet. Micah Zenko at Foreign Policy magazine looked at the percentages of females holding leadership roles related to foreign policy and national security and found that women remain vastly underrepresented among our nation's policymakers. (more)
Numbers from a recent Pew Research Center study contradict the conventional thinking on independent voters Independents are not moderates who can be swayed to the right or left with appeals to moderation and centrism, but "disaffected political partisans" (more).
Seems like even those Bushies who didn't manage to make it to the end of the W. age with their political reputations intact are popping up with brand new jobs; take, for example, former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who's slated to teach a political science course at Texas Tech University this fall.