Iran is playing a high-stakes game by attacking Israel

What political science tells us about conflict, war, and unmanned attacks.

Welcome the Good Authority fellows!

Meet our six new fellows.

What O.J. Simpson taught us about political news

People like entertainment more than substance.

Cobra Verde, ‘Debt’: The Week In One Song

Debt relief continues.

States are still trying to ban trans youths from sports. Here’s what you need to know.

State legislators have proposed dozens of bills targeting trans children. What’s at stake?

The latest on SB4, the Texas push to control the U.S. border

State efforts to override federal immigration policies tend to backfire, research shows.

Why U.S. data forms are adding new race and ethnicity options

Many Americans welcome the shift in how the government tallies people of Hispanic/Latino and MENA descent.

America is less polarized by race – but more polarized about race

The pro-GOP shift among people of color is making racial attitudes more important to politics, not less.

The U.S. Census plans to add questions about gender

Political science research can help fine-tune these questions.

What polls can and cannot tell us about the 2024 elections 🎧

John Sides and Michael Tesler talk about what to expect leading up to the Nov. 5 vote.