Political Science

National Rifle Association (NRA) President Wayne LaPierre speaks during the NRA Leadership Forum in Atlanta, Georgia on April 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Surprisingly Says Vegas-Style Gun Mechanism Should Be Outlawed

The National Rifle Association, a major gun rights advocacy group that has spent millions of dollars lobbying against gun control legislation, says bump stocks like the ones used by the Las Vegas shoo...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU) for the upcoming general elections, waves to supporters during an election rally in Regensburg, Germany, September 18, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Angela Merkel Wins Fourth Term As Chancellor In German Election

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union has come out on top in Germany's national election on Sunday, according to early exit polls, putting her on the path for a fourth term in power. E...
A woman with a headscarf walks past an election campaign poster of the anti-immigration party Alternative fuer Deutschland AfD, in Marxloh, a suburb of Duisburg which local media said is populated mostly with people of Turkish migrant background, Germany September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

How Germany's Far-Right Party Managed To Mainstream Its Radical Views

The far-right Alternative for Germany party is vying to win dozens of seats in the German election on Sunday, but even before the vote is counted, it has already succeeded in bringing once taboo views...
Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., waves after the morning session during the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, U.S., on Thursday, July 13, 2017. The 34th annual Allen & Co. conference gathers many of America's wealthiest and most powerful people in media, technology, and sports. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Facebook CEO Explains New Strategy To Prevent Election Interference

Mark Zuckerberg has addressed his private online nation of 2 billion users.
Picture taken on May 11, 2016 shows street artist Ibo Omari overpainting a swastika in Berlin.A ragtag band of Berlin street artists is taking aim at an urban scourge of neo-Nazi graffiti, using 'love and humour' to turn swastikas into colourful symbols of inclusiveness. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Sophia Kembowski / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION///TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY OCEANE LAZE AND DEBORAH COLE (Photo credit should read SOPHIA KEMBOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

These Street Artists Are Turning Swastikas Into Playful Art

“We take their ugly message and make something beautiful out of it," said Berlin-based Ibo Omari.