And Brexit wouldn’t have happened. At least that’s according to the Global Vote, an initiative which lets people vote in other country’s elections. The site’s creator, Simon Anholt, tells us about the lessons learned from this real-life experiment in democracy.

Researchers and academics around the world are in the crosshairs of an assault on the worth of the scientific method. Here’s how to stand up for science.

Dr. Samantha Nutt, an international humanitarian and author, writes about misogyny and the continuing struggle for women’s equality — and points to the way ahead

Washington — and America — seem irrevocably mired in division and dysfunction, but bipartisanship and compromise could exist again in the near future. Journalist Michael Tomasky helps point out three tiny rays of hope.

Every four years, graphic design organization AIGA solicits designers to create eye-catching posters to rally people to go to the polls. Here’s the story behind 14 of the submissions.

We must begin to talk and, more importantly, listen to those who disagree with us, says Celeste Headlee. She offers smart ways to discuss politics without getting in a fight.

Journalist Will Potter makes the case that in these polarized times we all have to have the courage to step outside of our comfort zones and address people as individuals, rather than presumed ideologies.