Three reasons Congress is still unlikely to pass new gun laws
Here's why even the deadliest school shooting in a decade probably won’t prompt much change.
The Philippines elected a dictator’s son. Why are dynasties popular?
Ties to a former dictatorship are quite common in new democracies, this research explains.
How ‘great replacement’ theory led to the Buffalo mass shooting
The conspiracy theory's internal logic encourages the dangerous belief that a threatened White nation can be saved only through violence against its perceived enemies.
Men can help persuade other men on women’s rights, our research finds
People do change their minds, even on issues like abortion, where attitudes have hardened.
Five things to know about Jacinda Ardern’s trip to the U.S. this week
New Zealand’s prime minister is eager for a trade deal — and wants to discuss online extremism.
Americans aren’t asking for transgender sports bans. So why pass them?
Conservative leaders are pushing a policy agenda.
How the Ukraine crisis could make the Syrian civil war worse
Shifting Russian troops away from Syria risks opening up new threats.
If you think Biden stole the election, you might believe in Bigfoot
Once conspiratorial thinking becomes part of someone's partisan identity, it can spread.
The Ukraine crisis may reinvigorate Eastern European democracies
Countries are now focused on Russia vs. Europe rather than internal corruption.
When do communities of color favor more policing?
New York Mayor Eric Adams argues that Black Lives Matter should support police, who protect New Yorkers from gun violence. Many Black, Latino and working-class New Yorkers voted for him.
Conspiracy theories are spreading wildly. Why now?
The Buffalo shooting shows how deadly such conspiracy theories can be.
Evangelicals opposed abortion long before their leaders caught up
Before Roe v. Wade, Catholic leaders were more vocal about their opposition, but rank-and-file evangelicals mostly agreed with them.
The Baltic states are also worried about Russia
A new survey shows what citizens think about NATO — and what they would do if attacked.
Supply chains endanger American security. Here’s what Biden is doing.
China controls many goods and materials that are critical for the U.S.
Ukraine’s Eurovision victory was political. So is Eurovision itself.
Eurovision songs and voting are sometimes war by other means.
The Supreme Court has more clerks and less work than 50 years ago
Did one of those clerks leak the draft abortion opinion?
Is Russia headed for a return to Stalinism?
Putin can’t reconstruct the regime that Stalin built — or save Russia from chaos.