As mainstream news organizations were losing their claim on authority and trust, Jon Stewart used smarts and comedy to establish his own journalistic credibility.
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, at least 10 million fewer Americans are uninsured. The drop in the nation’s uninsured rate is the largest since the early 1970s.
How do we shift national conversations about mass incarceration and disinvestment in public education so that the public sees the connection?
Samet’s memoir has a bone to pick with American society and the Army itself—both, she believes, failed her former West Point cadets, soldiers who never returned.
The Obama administration's 2015 National Security Strategy is a revealing document, even if it reveals through inadvertence.
If a president says anything critical about what Christians may have done at any point in history, he's destined to be attacked for engaging in “moral equivalence."
Gastón Espinosa traces the birth and phenomenal growth of the Latino Pentecostal movement, from Los Angeles, California to Anytown, U.S.A.
Two books on the American prison system: One about the role of religion on the inside, the other on what happens to former inmates on the outside.
Paul Ryan’s "envy economics" label invites a description of his own approach, which would slash taxes on the rich and cut programs for the poor and middle class.
Isn’t loyalty itself a questionable virtue that can lead people to overlook many ethical issues and to ignore more important moral callings?
President Obama makes it clear that he thinks it’s more important to win a long-term argument with his ideological opponents than to pretend they'll work with him.