The Supreme Court Shouldn't Say Intentions Matter Most When It Comes to Violent Threats on Social Media
With the case of Anthony Elonis' violent rap lyrics posted on Facebook, the Supreme Court has a chance to better our legal framework surrounding online threats.
Whether or not he meant to, the Ferguson cop contributed to a centuries-old tradition of racism in describing Mike Brown's facial expression as "demon."
The Hong Kong pro-democracy protests borrow from a global language of dissent, but are reflective of the very specific politics and history of the administrative region.
It is counterproductive to treat the anger within Islamist extremism as purely irrational without recognizing some of the grounds for it.
A funeral, a shooting, and a beheading demonstrated both the power and limitations of social media when faced with pain and horror.
Even if Officer Darren Wilson receives a hefty jail sentence, he should not be the scapegoat nor "bad apple" that lets cops off the hook.
In the midst of national outrage over police killing unarmed black men, no one should urge faith in the criminal justice system.
A 21-year-old queer man in Atlanta is the latest victim of the justice system's allegiance with homophobic and transphobic violence.
Property destruction and looting after cops kill teens are not senseless or distracting — that's what fighting back looks like.
No good argument can be made for requiring porn to set a good example for safer sex practices on-screen.