China's social credit system has been described as a "dystopian nightmare straight out of 'Black Mirror'," but many citizens think it will help fight fraud and bring about a better society.
Americans spend a lot of money on gift wrapping supplies and a lot of time of carefully wrapping their gifts. Science says we probably don't need to.
Is the US-China "phase one" trade deal the end of the trade war? Don't count on it.
Are there Thanksgiving leftovers in your fridge? You don’t have to get stuck in a cycle of nuke and repeat. Take inspiration from the French, who saw leftovers as an outlet for creativity.
Jill McCorkel, a professor of sociology and criminology at Villanova University, details the costs and challenges of low-income families visiting relatives in prison.
Venice is a place with a long tradition of convincing outsiders of its uniqueness. This tradition may continue to shape the way the world sees the city today — and could be what ends up helping the city survive.
Paul Monod, a professor of history at Middlebury, examines the revolution in Hong Kong and compares it to past revolutions in China and in Hungary.
Many US ambassadors are untrained in diplomacy who have bought their way into a prestigious post, writes Dennis Jett, professor of international affairs at Pennsylvania State University.
Protests are breaking out worldwide — and they share some basic characteristics. Fed up with rising inequality, corruption and slow economic growth, angry citizens worldwide are demanding an end to corruption and the restoration of a democratic rule of law.
As the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry begin, what do the Ukrainian people think of the impeachment controversy?