On January 20, 2017, the United States of America celebrated the inauguration of its 45th president. Newly elected President Donald J. Trump gave his inaugural address from the West Front of […]
Democracy is more than just a set of specific government institutions.
Americans are bound together by the shared belief that individual liberty is essential to free government.
America refracted through these writers’ minds is not one place but many.
The career of the eminent broadcast journalist is an example of the essential role the free press plays in a democracy.
American popular music spans a range of human experience, from matters of the heart to political protest.
Elections USA: In Brief Series has been updated with information for the 2016 elections in a question-and-answer format.
Many governments find it difficult to deal with a free press.
A fundamental document of the French Revolution and in the history of human and civil rights.
Many of the iconic places and powerful traditions that have shaped our civilization are under siege.
U.S. colleges and universities differ in the academic programs, degrees they offer and campus life.
It is the only university in the world where all programs are specifically designed for deaf students.
Nongovernmental groups have been at the forefront of major social movements to improve people’s lives.
Your mission is the unique way your NGO will address the issue you want to improve.
If you want to change the world for the better, start a nongovernmental organization.
Besides being key to human survival, water is the fuel that drives economic and political stability.
Local actions to counter climate change can serve as a “laboratory” for potential national policies.
Social entrepreneurs see social issues as opportunities to create positive change.
The law prohibits discrimination by businesses and governments against people who have disabilities.
Hiring qualified candidates who happen to have a disability has proved good for business.
LGBT youth around the world encounter many significant hardships.
To feed the world we need to reduce the amount of food lost in transit from farms to markets.
Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign encourages American families and communities to lead healthier lives.
Students engineer better drinking water for Detroit.
We cannot solve global challenges unless women participate fully in efforts to find solutions.
Mobile phone technology has connected women and girls to market information and opportunities.
A nongovernment organization in China works to end domestic violence.