Because of its important place near the top of Barack Obama’s to-do list, Afghanistan has been the subject of renewed attention since the inauguration.
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Everyone seems to have their own theory as to what caused the economic crisis and which reforms will alleviate the suffering. But does anyone really understand what went wrong?
Fittingly, 2009 began with an energy crisis. In the middle of a bitter winter, Russia shut off its gas supply to Ukraine, affecting much of the rest of Eastern Europe, over disputed payment agreements.
It is hard to imagine what purpose art could have served in a world where every day was largely a struggle to survive until the next day. How did art develop among our ancestors, and what role did it play in their ability to survive and progress?
The Center for American Progress (CAP) released a report last week discussing outgoing President Bush’s “midnight regulations” and how the organization hopes President Barack Obama will respond.
What did your sixth grader learn at school today? There is a good chance that she learned how to use a condom, or learned about homosexual relations from a gay activist.
In an increasingly global world, the threats facing the U.S. and its allies are more interconnected than ever.
Because the internet has become such a fundamental, inescapable tool in everyday life for most Americans, many argue that it is now under threat of severe regulation.
The Brookings Institution presented a study of the accomplishments of the 110th Congress last Thursday, part of a project called “Mending the Broken Branch.”
Continuing efforts from activists both for and against California’s Proposition 8 ensure that the issue will not be forgotten any time soon.