Comedy often persuades. How does it do that? Why does it do that? Should it?
Public choice looks at political activity from an economic point of view. This month we look at literature to explore how such thinking began.
Experts debate whether we should understand international relations as a clash of civilizations, and if so, how we got there and what to do about it.
Experts discuss the complicated relationship between the science of sugar and the world of public policy.
Experts debate: Should the United States and its political subdivisions adopt ranked choice voting?
Criminal justice experts debate how to lessen America's enormous prison population.
Immanuel Kant: Friend or foe of liberty?
How active should the judiciary be? And on what grounds?
A panel of experts looks at the Indian Child Welfare act: Does it treat both children and tribes fairly?
Should the movement be a haven for experiments in living? Or a way to reach the mainstream with new ideas? How much are these goals in tension?