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Apr 4, 2016 08:36 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Americans might not have much confidence in the election process; the Founding Fathers wouldn't have liked it much either.
Jan 19, 2016 06:07 AM ET
Running on socially progressive policies, Justin Trudeau was elected in 2015 as Canada's prime minister. What does he stand for?
Dec 23, 2015 03:40 AM ET
When monarchies ruled, insulting kings was illegal. But many countries still use these laws, so where is it a crime to insult a leader?
Dec 3, 2015 12:13 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Change is the only constant, not just in life, but also in politics. Continue reading →
Oct 8, 2015 07:06 AM ET
One issue likely to be debated hotly in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election is privatization -- whether some agencies would better benefit the public being run as private entities or whether they should remain government-run.
Oct 7, 2015 05:56 AM ET
Donald Trump has recently come under fire in some corners for his support of the eminent domain, which lets a state government seize your land. What are the limits to eminent domain, and how can a state just take your home?
Aug 21, 2015 10:47 AM ET
The legal definition of treason is often misunderstood, even at the highest levels of government. Trace examines what it really means to be a traitor.
Jul 27, 2015 05:02 AM ET
New legislation in the U.S. Congress may speed the arrival of new drugs, but will it leave citizens more exposed to dangerous drugs that have not been thoroughly tested? Julia Wilde examines how a drug moves through the FDA's approval process.
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