Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century is the most important economics book of the year, if not the decade. It's also 696 pages long, translated from French, filled with methodological asides and
By David Ignatius David Ignatius Columnist covering foreign affairs Email Bio Follow Congress and the courts will sort out the big questions about privacy and surveillance posed by Edward Snowden’s disclosure
The assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy led directly to the passage of a historic law, the Gun Control Act of 1968. Does that change your view of the assassinations? Should
The federal government is hoovering up Americans' digital address books. Benjamin Wittes would rather you didn't know that. Email is now the primary way that many Americans communicate with one another.
Leaked classified documents show the U.S. National Security Agency and its British counterpart are among the "worst offenders" of mass surveillance without oversight, according to an open letter purportedly