So far this Congress has hardly bothered to exercise it.
From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
If the judge is a person of strong moral character, he should demonstrate that.
The soaring stock market has increased U.S. wealth—and inequality.
It is the church's work.
At the World Cup, Pussy Riot opened a window on authoritarianism.
Global cooperation is important.
The decision says that Korematsu v. United States was wrong. Does it matter?
The Trump administration's treatment of vulnerable migrants—particularly children—is neither fair nor humane.
White evangelical political loyalties and their lessons for the rest of us
The league—and many fans—treat them as cogs without agency.
Making work a prerequisite for benefits is costly, inefficient, and ineffective.
There's one clear way the world can help the Syrian people. The Trump administration is doing the opposite.
State governments have been cutting funding for schools. Many teachers have had enough.
The March for Our Lives activists are avoiding some of the patterns that have paralyzed previous efforts.
The problem isn't that government efforts to address inequality don't work. It's that they were only haltingly tried.