Highly skewed income distribution reduces social mobility. The locked-in advantages of children at the top of the income scale may already be irreversible.
Boehner’s inviting the leader of another nation to criticize our own president, and Netanyahu’s decision to accept, threaten to damage the U.S.-Israeli coalition.
As mainstream news organizations were losing their claim on authority and trust, Jon Stewart used smarts and comedy to establish his own journalistic credibility.
Boko Haram is called an Islamic insurgency, but beneath the veneer of religious ideology lies a savage and opportunistic agenda of criminality and bigotry.
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.
Catholic social teaching has always staked out a middle-ground position that opposes both the excesses of collectivism and laissez-faire individualism.
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.
Germans seem to have forgotten that Germany was the beneficiary of debt forgiveness several times in the twentieth century, after mistakes far worse than Greece's.
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."