Sovereignty can be bought and sold like a commodity
How 60 ambiguous words gave the United States’ president unprecedented war power
Why rape cases should not be subject to reasonable doubt
Christopher Wareham & James Vos
What would Leibniz say about the schisms in Europe today?
Maria Rosa Antognazza
From the king’s touch to the princess’ hug: on magical royalty
Many mistrust banks, but why you mistrust banks says a lot
What would 2,000 miles of a US-Mexico border fence actually look like?
Why historians would make bad policy advisers
A rare glimpse into the world of North Korea’s classical musicians
Crimes of the future
What happens when a country has its first true democratic election?
In a highly indebted world, austerity is a permanent state of affairs
The Soviet InterNyet
Can liberal values be absolute? Or is that a contradiction?
Guns, empires and Indians
David J Silverman
American exceptionalism, from Stalin with love
Stop deferring to the experts. Economics demands everyone’s attention
The right to vote should be restricted to those with knowledge
Without tenure, professors become terrified sheep
America’s Declaration of Independence was pro-immigrant
In the US, linking guns to owners is, by design, a convoluted and absurd process
How Cold War rivalry helped launch the Chinese computer
Thomas S Mullaney
Female nudity is powerful – but not necessarily empowering
Prostitution is not sex work
A menace to society: the war on pinball in America
Hadley Hall Meares
The English question
A democracy deficit plagues the US and the European Union
David V Johnson