Women hold less than 30 percent of parliamentary jobs in Australia. Melbourne University wants its Pathways to Politics program to even the score.
The rapper and the septuagenarian socialist finally got to spend some QT together in Atlanta this week.
What better way to harness his star power and ascend to new heights of glory than to run for public office, right?
For the past few weeks, New Yorkers have had a rare privilege: They've been able to watch not one, but two legislative leaders fight federal charges in court.
Canada's new government is limiting reporters' access in much the same way its predecessor did.
Many of my family and friends look back on the region's cultural glory days of the 50s and 60s with longing—but that era also contained the seeds of terror, war, and sectarianism.
In the GOP's alternate universe of mass deportations and anchor babies and IRS agents patrolling the border, what does it mean to be a conservative who supports immigration reform?
There was yelling and violence, then all the protesters marched to the park for a provocative pork sausage BBQ.
The so-called "Ferguson effect" is complete bullshit, but it's being used to delegitimize and poison the message of Black Lives Matter.
If you live in a big city you're probably spending huge chunks of your paychecks just to keep a roof over your head. Is there any way to fix that?
Toronto photographer Bryan Dickie covers Burma's ethnically controlled territories in his new book, Little Pieces.
Lawmakers—including nearly 50 Democrats—easily passed a bill that would effectively stall Obama's plans to accept 10,000 new refugees from the war-torn country.
The things that come out of Trump's mouth shouldn't surprise us anymore. And yet somehow, he manages to find a way.
In between chatting about boring things like international trade and climate change at this week's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in the Philippines, the president got pretty cozy with "APEC hottie" Justin Trudeau.
In embracing restrictions on refugees, right-wing politicians in the West are playing right into the Islamic State's hands.
Can you #GamerGate a nonprofit? One San Francisco pro-development group intends to find out.
A combination of poverty and loyalty keep families in these hidden slums along the US-Mexico border, often for generations.
Conservatives are already pushing to fast-track a bill that Edward Snowden has called "the most intrusive and least accountable surveillance regime in the West."
"Those who did this say they are Muslims—they are not. No religion teaches terrorism."
Many young people don't know much about unions, or look at them as antiquated relics, but they could provide a path to making work suck less.
Paris is deeply associated with love, but after the horrific attacks of last week, which left 129 people dead, too many are trying to use the city to fill us with hate.
A student at the University of Paris describes the scene at the Stade de France during the terrorist attacks in Paris.
The US Secretary of State announced plans that could lead to other groups ganging up on the Islamic State in the near future.
The powerful French military can do serious damage to IS, and do so in spectacular fashion. But winning a ground war against a brutal insurgency would be a very different story.