Grassroots organizing gets results but there is a huge amount of work yet to be done to ensure a fair, representative democracy with an engaged and empowered electorate.
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi may sway enough Republican senators to join Democrats in voting to block further U.S. support for Saudi Arabia's destruction of Yemen, and to suspend arms sales.
Will Amazon's HQ2 spark a magical, high-tech age, or will it kill small businesses, drive up rents and leave the cadaver of a working-class neighbourhood in its wake?
Amid white nationalism linked to the presidency of Donald Trump, the 2018 midterm elections are ushering in a slate of elected officials representing the country's diversity more than ever before.
Who will come out to vote -- and, critically, who will be denied the right to vote -- in the next U.S. midterm elections?
As Trump campaigns around the country, he gins up fears of foreign enemies attacking the U.S. But he has shown that the greatest threat to U.S. national security is Trump himself.
Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero spoke out against the U.S.-backed military violence that ravaged Central America in the 1980s. His assassination helped galvanize a global solidarity movement.
U.S. President Trump says the government is doing all it can for the victims of Hurricane Michael. By denying climate change, he is assuring many more storms and countless victims to come.
As U.S. President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to be reaching a controversial conclusion last week, a remarkable encounter took place on live TV.
From women's control over their own reproductive rights, to sexual assault and abuse, we'll know we have made progress when women's bodies are no longer a battleground in the U.S.