It's still the economy, stupid.
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In a win for liberty, Idaho's Senate will likely not vote on a bill that would punish librarians for failing to sufficiently protect minors from "harmful" content.
Censors wore out their welcome during the 20th century's indecency wars.
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British police want greater surveillance powers and they’re willing to destroy everybody’s cybersecurity to get them.
The latest bill to “fight big tech” could turn your online experience into a miserable slog.
Are Kids Stealing Because TikTok Made It Seem Cool, or Is the 'Devious Licks' Freakout Yet Another Adult-Led Moral Panic?
TikTok's "devious licks" trend has earned the company and its teen users plenty of scorn. But what's actually going on?
The myth of the candy poisoner
Police are still pushing this discredited scare, but it seems fewer people are falling for it.
The site is clearly in trouble and the government doesn't need to step in.
Politicians and activists claim social media is turning us into zombies. But new technologies have been greeted with skepticism since the dawn of time.
The Reason senior editor argues that attempts to break up tech giants and rein in social media are based on flawed arguments.
The controversial author on her acclaimed and condemned book, being deplatformed, and the future of free expression in an increasingly polarized marketplace of ideas
The refusal leaves in place a federal court decision favoring trans students' right to insist on accommodation.
Fearmongering culture panic leads to a new dumb low.
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Charges against Kraft were (rightfully) dismissed. The women he patronized now have criminal records.
Florida Drops Prostitution Case Against Robert Kraft, Still Pursues Charges Against the Women He Paid
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One very sketchy story about an Oklahoma City teen’s tragic death has gone viral.
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"I know what moral panics look like; they look kind of like this."
American Airlines Reportedly Accused a Black Social Worker of Kidnapping the White Child In Her Care. Now She's Suing.
Never mind the court order showing the child as a dependent in her care.
Sen. Josh Hawley Says He 'Took on an Asian Trafficking Ring' and 'Freed a Dozen Women in Sex Slavery.' That's Not True.
As a state attorney, the young GOP senator oversaw raids of more than a dozen massage parlors, but he didn’t secure a single sex trafficking conviction.
We've seen this before...
The CDC's Shift From Vaping to COVID-19 Highlights the Crucial Differences Between Real and Metaphorical Epidemics
The agency's scaremongering about e-cigarettes undermined its credibility on the eve of a true public health crisis.
A new generation of marijuana prohibitionists is reviving old talking points with vaping products substituting for joints.
Government wants to force social media platforms to accept a “duty of care” to protect users from whatever they deem harmful.
GOP attacks on internet smut are heating up, but the porn industry has more practical threats to worry about.
E-cigarettes are under attack, but they are a safer way to consume nicotine than conventional smoking, says Jacob Sullum.
We found a lot of things to worry about over the past 10 years.