Soon anyone can conduct public opinion polls to drive issues that are important to them, using a new open source tool being developed at Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
A Texas panel has approved 89 history and social studies textbooks for use in classrooms across America's second-largest state, after one top publisher withdrew a book.
The Texas State Board of Education could see a fiery debate as it considers more than 100 history and social studies textbooks for classrooms statewide.
Abode Systems, Salesforce.com and eight other Bay Area companies are among 30 corporations nationwide named in a consumer group's complaint, accusing the firms of failing to safeguard the privacy of Europeans, despite an ...
When asked who is going to win an election, people tend to predict their own candidate will come out on top. When that doesn't happen, according to a new study from the University of Georgia, these "surprised losers" often ...
It may be news to some foreign policy analysts and democracy advocates on the right and the left, but there is now concrete evidence that, repeatedly over the last 200 years, nations have moved toward democracy not for the ...
From Ethiopia to Nicaragua, countries that go through civil war are much less likely to become democratic if the winning side gets help from rival nations, a Michigan State University political scientist argues.
Two faculty members in Penn State's College of Education who used the arts in education to begin dialogues with students about social justice and democracy have recently published their pedagogical practices and research.
New research suggests understanding the uneven distribution of democracy in Asia may depend more on geography than political theory.
In the past few days, Facebook has gone full circle on its policy around censoring violent material.