The connection between civil rights and private property rights as they play out in the 1960s and now.
Is there a connection between larger police forces and lower crime rates?
Melissa A. Thomasson looked into how federal money created the U.S. health care landscape as we know it.
The country's experience regulating alcohol after Prohibition may provide lessons regarding marijuana.
The debate over welfare goes back surprisingly far.
Is home ownership a requirement for adulthood in America? As far back in 1938, some have argued to change that mindset.
The debate about how much of the government's money should come from the rich is a conversation that goes back more than 100 years.
An interview with scholar William P. Jones on labor unions, public employees, and race.
The beginnings of modern police work have roots in the colonial experience in Ireland.
The interview is now such a standard part of journalism that it may come as a surprise to read that the New York Times editorialized against it in 1874.