It's easy to write off charisma as a superficial quality. Yet, studies have proven that charisma is in fact an integral element of good leadership.
White supremacists have declared themselves in danger of losing essential rights. It's the kind of argument racists have been making for a long time.
A scholar analyzes two of Barack Obama's commencement speeches, using West African nommo oratory as a guide.
Debates over the priorities of cars, public transit and "jay walking" are nothing new. There has long been a story class buried within the disagreements.
Does disunity harm a political party? An account of the organizing by unemployed workers in the 1930s may offer some clues.
Politicians from both sides of the aisle have sought to stake a claim to the evocative power of the Kennedy legend. What is it about Camelot?
It’s been noted that Donald Trump has been playing a lot of golf since becoming president. Can his habit be explained by his "sky-high extroversion?"
50 years ago, Republican politicians proposed, and sometimes won, welfare reform programs that were actually more comprehensive.
U.S. law prohibits American leaders from assassinating their counterparts in other nations. But targeted assassination has long been a part of history.
The Espionage Act of 1917 marked the beginning of the one of the most repressive periods in American history, with 2000 dissenters prosecuted.