What do Nelson Mandela, George Washington and Roman consul Cincinnatus have in common? Each walked away from political power.
A new exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington uses artifacts and historical treasures to examine the evolution of American democracy.
President Donald J. Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offer their best wishes to Muslims around the world upon the start of Ramadan.
If you can find a way to entertain people as well as inform them about a serious issue, you may have a powerful tool for change at your disposal.
Not everyone gets death threats for doing their jobs. These women do. Learn more about journalists Mabel Cáceres, Janine di Giovanni and Stella Paul.
Cartoonist Kevin "Kal" Kallaugher has drawn more than 8,000 cartoons over 40 years that range from sketches on climate change to political commentary.
In a strong democracy, the party that loses an election accepts its defeat, knowing the electoral system will afford it another chance next time.
In many developing countries, the majority of the population is younger than 25, something young political hopefuls should keep in mind.
Journalists hope to make politicians more accountable and create a more transparent government by fact checking the statements politicians make.