Until the 1930s, it was Congress that set the terms of U.S. trade negotiations with other countries and raised and lowered tariffs as it saw fit, while the president did little but sign his name.
The American military is closing in an agreement to withdraw its troops in return for the Taliban refusing access to anti-American organizations on its territory.
On the labor issues connected with using inmates as extremely low-paid workers in state and federal prisons.
PS Picks is a selection of the best things that the magazine's staff and contributors are reading, watching, or otherwise paying attention to in the worlds of art, politics, and culture.
How the blurred lines between history and politics turned an architect of destruction into a national icon.
In 'The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry,' Ned and Constance Sublette offer a radical re-interpretation of American history. It’s brutal and uncompromising, and, for better or worse, it’s how we should understand the country.
Just because a net migration number is negative doesn't mean there is brain drain. A shrinking population doesn't always indicate a dying place.
A remarkable document in human history, without precedent or rival, the Declaration outlines not what the United States should be, but what it should not be, defining America in opposition to Britain.
Why David Hasselhoff and Baywatch hit it big in Germany, Mister Donut took off in Japan, and the ritual of Slurpee-filling is so different in Taiwan than in your local 7-Eleven.
Talent is the new oil, and our universities—talent production facilities—are the best in the world.