The modern liberal state needs to find a decent balance between freedom and security.
How polarization is poisoning Turkey and Egypt.
Evading Chinese censorship, the Gao Brothers challenge authority through sculpture, painting, performance, and photography.
What we know about what the government knows.
Sandy has been a vivid reminder of the role of Government.
Can the free market exist without the government’s imposition?
A state pension rule passed in 2010 could make it more difficult for sitting governors to run for federal office.
Received wisdom aside, good customer service is easier to come by at government agencies than many private businesses.
How the deficit obsession has been distracting us from our country’s most pressing issues.
There are two competing visions of patriotism in America today.
Is the anti-Occupy law fundamentally un-American?
The Rolling Stone reporter on his blockbuster articles, how the generals pushed Obama into a war he didn’t want to fight, and the Pentagon’s effort to tear down the wall between PR and propaganda.
According to the BBC, as the Obama administration takes action to shut down Guantanamo, a detention facility in Bagram (a US military base in Afghanistan) expands. Ex-detainees talk to the BBC about their time at Bagram.
As the crisis in Iran has unfolded, one book has received numerous mentions across the blogosphere: Amir Taheri’s The Persian Night: Iran under the Khomeinist Revolution.