As American democracy faces its greatest test, its core is rotting. Legislation disguised in the name of electoral integrity is making it worse.
Biotechnology has progressed faster than our society’s ability to understand it. Our newfound powers raise serious ethical questions.
American professional sports have a tendency to get wrapped up in grand narratives. The N.B.A. star who was homeless in high school but now makes millions on the court. The baseball team that makes an improbable and unprecedented September run. The hat trick. The Cinderella story. The Hail Mary. Professional sports have also created the… Read more »
A reflection on and recounting of a visit to a Donald Trump rally in Nashua, New Hampshire, featuring a Brown student, Luciano Pavarotti, and a Rubik’s Cube.
Can an ancient historian’s masterwork provide the keys to defeating ISIS twenty-four hundred years later?
The youth’s new ideas about who they are may settle a struggle started by their grandparents.
American workers are struggling. New technologies are poised to make it worse.
The Chinese Communist Party must choose between a weaker state or a weaker economy. President Xi Jinping believes he can forge a third option.
Silenced by money, American food and environmental activism has lost its integrity. The result: a corrupted Congress and a duped citizenry.
Suicide rates on college campuses are skyrocketing, placing depression and anxiety at the forefront of conversations about mental health on campuses.