We tend to interpret "all men are created equal" in the Declaration of Independence to mean individual equality. That's not right, says historian Jack Rakove.
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The 2016 election has forced an ethical examination of the role of journalists: Are they neutral disseminators of information, or impassioned advocates for truth?
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For VE Day, a historian looks back on what we should remember and what we've forgotten about the day the Allies accepted Nazi Germany's surrender.
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A new survey of experts and average Americans shows a decline in perceptions of the health of US democracy around the time of President Trump's impeachment.
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The risk for armed conflict goes up after severe weather disasters, researchers say, but only in countries that fit certain criteria.
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Listen as the Ways & Means podcast considers why local news is struggling, why that matters for democracy, and what can be done about it.
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A historian explains the caucus system and how its design can keep voters, such as those with disabilities, from having a say in the process.
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A new report paints a dismal picture of digital literacy among teens. "If the results can be summarized in a single word, I would say they're troubling."
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Can "Minecraft" and other online communities "breed more savvy defenders of democracy"? New research suggests they can.
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