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It’s not just that dire predictions about Citizens United have not come true. It is that the ruling is having positive effects on U.S. elections.
Four leaders of great states run the gamut of political authoritarianism.
The most stunning consequence of Citizens United is the influence that a few tycoons and other wealthy donors now wield in U.S. elections.
Citizens United left the nation’s campaign finance system in shambles and our constitutional system of representative government dangerously undermined.
French policies mistakenly assume that there can be no unity in diversity, no liberty in their fraternity.
Do police officers “routinely lie to serve their own interests?” Thirty-one percent of Americans believe they do, and that number rises to 45 percent among African-Americans, 41 percent among young people and 39 percent among Democrats. Republicans reject that charge three to one (60 to 20 percent).
The carmaker’s swift bankruptcy sparked less soul-searching than the process of determining who died from faulty ignitions. Bringing Ken Feinberg in will go down as CEO Mary Barra’s smartest decision. She should go a step further and memorialize the dead in the lobby of GM’s HQ.
Prior to the emergence of Islamic State, the United States believed that the Yemeni-based al-Qaeda off-shoot posed a greater threat to it than any other terrorist group. They had good reason to think so.
The Israeli Prime Minister said his country welcomes French Jews with "open arms" after the antisemitic attack in Paris last week.
Last week, when I attended my first rally in Dresden organized by PEGIDA, Germany’s mysterious “anti-Islamization” movement, I was reminded of the aggressive pro-Russian protests that tore apart eastern Ukraine a year ago.
The rules we propose would prohibit the selective slowing of data and ensure that Internet service providers could not charge a premium for certain content.
Long after World War Two, fascism is a specter that still haunts the continent. But whether France's Marine Le Pen’s stances -- and those of other nationalist leaders in Europe -- qualify as fascist is questionable.
Such a move could have dangerous consequences.
Concerns about King Abdullah's health leave many questions unanswered about succession in the royal family
Pioneering #BlackLivesMatter activists could learn important lessons from Black Power icon Stokely Carmichael.
Urban terror threats pose a serious conundrum for Western governments
What will now follow the murder of the senior staff of the Parisian satirical newspaper, Charlie Hebdo, is a test of the depth of Europe's liberal instincts.
Both leaders look and talk like tough guys.They exude certitude in an age that reveres it, and views it as strength.
The brutal attack that took place in Paris Wednesday on the headquarters of the satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, leaving at least 12 dead and more than 20 injured, could lead to dreadful consequences.
By holding Iran to this impossible standard, the agency undercuts the likelihood of a nuclear deal.