The development of computer-simulated animals raises difficult questions about minds, consciousness, and what it means to feel pain.
Claims of abuse in the Church of Scientology warrant investigation of the organization’s tax-exempt status.
On April 10, Elizabeth Warren joined Jon Stewart on The Daily Show and declared, “Powerful corporations [and] rich people have figured out that if you can bend the government to help you just a little bit, it’s a tremendous payoff, and if you can bend it to help you just a little bit more and […]
The unexpected international impacts of American smoking laws.
Republican efforts to restrict the use of food stamps are antithetical to their support for individual liberty and ignore the underlying issues of poverty.
The causes of the United States’s school shooting dilemma.
Ongoing debates over government spending have exposed a rift between fiscal hawks and defense hawks in the Republican Party.