Total information awareness may make us feel safe, but will we regret living in a surveillance state?
by Thomas A. Bass | Tuesday, September 01, 2020
What Thoreau can teach us about living life during—and after—the pandemic
by David Gessner | Tuesday, June 02, 2020
Artificial intelligence isn’t as intelligent as you think
by Mark Halpern | Monday, March 02, 2020
Billy Joe Wardlow murdered a man, but mitigating facts say he should not pay for that crime with his life
by Lincoln Caplan | Monday, December 02, 2019
Monuments ask us to look at the past, but how they do it exposes crucial aspects of the present and has an inescapable effect on the future
After the television cameras went away, a North Carolina city debated the future of its toppled Confederate statue
by Robin Kirk | Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Today’s space program still does amazing things, but nothing like Apollo. It’s time to begin again.
by George Musser | Monday, June 03, 2019
Andrew Johnson beat the charges against him by a single vote, but what did the nation lose?
Private prison companies treat immigrant detainees like convicted criminals—and reap huge profits from the people they hold
by Keramet Reiter | Monday, December 03, 2018
Social media are destroying the democratic culture that the First Amendment is meant to protect
by Lincoln Caplan | Tuesday, September 04, 2018