Instead of coming for campus speakers, they came for the symbolic heart of democratic self-governance.
Second-guessing other people's parenting decisions has become a national pastime.
The New York Times Helped a Vindictive Teen Destroy a Classmate Who Uttered a Racial Slur When She Was 15
"I’m going to remind myself, you started something," Jimmy Galligan told the paper. "You taught someone a lesson.”
In The End of Gender, Debra Soh stands up for impartial research—and for LGBTQ rights.
'Political correctness has grown to become the unhappiest religion in the world.'
Fox News host's The Plus is a funny yet serious argument about making politics matter less in your life.
The Fox News host explains his new self-help book The Plus, the upside of quarantine, and why he thinks Donald Trump will be reelected.
"I’m a vegetarian and I love dogs, like Hitler. But the only thing I have in common with Hitler are the good bits!"
It's a game of gotcha, played by people who want to destroy their political opponents—and drive them into the outer darkness.
Tulane Canceled a Talk by the Author of an Acclaimed Anti-Racism Book After Students Said the Event Was 'Violent'
In Life of a Klansman, Edward Ball reckons with a white supremacist ancestor. Try explaining that to the students.
'Cancel Culture' at U.S. Colleges Not Getting Worse, Say Liberal Professors. Conservative Colleagues Disagree.
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Portland's Northwest Film Center pulls film from summer drive-in schedule after critics say it promotes "school-to-prison pipeline."
The right also has an affinity for cancel culture.
Is freedom of speech best upheld by law or by culture?
Both outlawry and cancel culture grow out of the same human impulse toward ostracism, the desire to exclude offenders from “respectable” society.
"The idea that wrongheaded, dangerous, heretical, and blasphemous ideas should be not only allowed but protected is preposterous," says Rauch. And yet, it's "the single most successful social principle ever invented."
The Fifth Column podcaster is done with cancel culture, identity politics, and political orthodoxy.
The Fifth Column podcaster on racial identity, cancel culture, libertarianism, and Trump vs. Biden
In woke corporate America, there's no statute of limitations on wrongthink.
When a university president threatens a professor with consequences for writing an article, free expression loses out.
Museum Curator Resigns After He Is Accused of Racism for Saying He Would Still Collect Art From White Men
Irate employees of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art said the removal of Gary Garrels was "non-negotiable."
I was one of the 153 signers and am a veteran of the Twitter wars. But even I was taken aback by the swift, virulent response.
But buried beneath the bilious response to the Harper's joint statement is a worthwhile argument about freedom of association.
The Reason Roundtable podcast has some helpful suggestions for the summer of 2020.
The Souls of Yellow Folk author says a new "elite consensus" fixated on racial outrage is forming and may destroy our ability to function.
Scott Alexander has deleted his popular blog to deter a reporter from exposing his real name.
Former professor John Cochrane: "I spent much of my last few years of teaching afraid that I would say something that could be misunderstood and thus be offensive to someone."
Don't lock down expression along with so much else of American society.
There was absolutely no reason to run this.
The heterodox hosts of the popular Blocked and Reported podcast talk about surviving internet outrage, the roots of speech repression, and the power of direct financial support from fans.
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Staffers framed their opposition to Sen. Tom Cotton's op-ed as a matter of workplace safety.
"Humankind" instead of "mankind," "salesperson" instead of "salesman," and so on
The Mat-Su School Board evidently doesn't understand the purpose of a school.
Tucker Carlson: "There is no greater moral crime than betraying your country in a time of crisis, and that appears to be what happened."
"I would rather be remembered for writing something that was...offensive, than to be forgotten for writing something bloodless."
Did the outrage that caused it to get shelved also return? (Spoiler: It has not)
Andrew Yang, Who Wanted Libertarians in His Coalition and Opposed Cancel Culture, Exits the Democratic Race
The New Hampshire polls have closed, and the businessman and math advocate is no longer a candidate for president.