Across the Muslim world, an apparently endless stream of brutal violence is drowning out the memory of the Arab Spring, notes a leading analyst. But there is one exception to Continue →
Yesterday’s Senate vote on the Continue →
The presidential contest between Nigeria’s incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan and main rival General Mohammadu Buhari from the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) is too close to call, according to the Continue →
I’m sure many of us have had the thought: Why not just let Continue →
Go ahead: Break election laws and violate tax rules, inviting federal fines you never pay.
You might just end up like civil rights leader Al Sharpton, who now hosts MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” Continue →
When it comes to pursuing their prey, sharks are master maneuverers. Loan sharks, that is.
These days, this usurious species goes Continue →
“It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.” Continue →
When I am having a rough day—when I feel tired, sad, doubtful, or stressed—I spend time looking up inspirational quotes.
I’ve memorized several, pulling them out when need be. These quotes Continue →
The Supreme Court on Thursday evening cleared the way for Texas to execute death-row inmate Robert Charles Ladd, a new indication that the Justices will leave states with wide leeway Continue →
(UPDATED 6:11 p.m.) George Toca has now been released, his lawyers said in a statement.
A Louisiana prison inmate whose life sentence is under review by the Supreme Court was on the verge Continue →
There are 17 scheduled elections in Africa this year, and the spotlight will again be on which president leaves honorably, which one stays put, which one rigs the vote, and Continue →
Over the past decade, a cascade of negative developments has called into question or even toppled assumptions about democracy and democracy aid that prevailed in the 1990s, notes Thomas Carothers, Continue →
The year 2014 left Europe in a precarious position, analysts Peter B. Doran and David Armitage write for the Center for European Policy Analysis. The illegal annexation of Crimea by Continue →
The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has recently completed its restoration of the Clarence Thomas Continue →
Nearly five years after President Obama signed the Affordable Care Continue →
Bill Browder’s Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder and One Man’s Fight for Justice is a sizzling account of his rise, fall and metamorphosis from bombastic Continue →