Columbia University linguist John McWhorter on "anti-racism" as a new, misguided civic religion and his new book on curses, Nine Nasty Words.
Silence isn't violence, and recusing your company from political discourse, as Basecamp and Coinbase have done, is a perfectly valid line to draw.
It will be coopted by regulation-loving progressives who oppose capitalism, not wokeness.
The journalist and free-speech activist says identity politics are destroying the media, higher education, and Hollywood.
Even supporters of Donald Trump think foreign trade and free markets are good for America.
The Singapore-born journalist and free-speech activist says identity politics are destroying the media, higher ed, and Hollywood.
The Atlantic writer says that illiberalism and the urge to shut down debate need to be confronted across the political spectrum.
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There’s no journalist more relentlessly iconoclastic than Greenwald, who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the Snowden revelations.
The Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist on Joe Biden, free speech, and leaving The Intercept for Substack.
Sens. Mazie Hirono and Cory Booker both criticized the Supreme Court nominee for saying "preference" instead of "orientation."
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.'
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.
"Well-intentioned efforts to celebrate diversity may in fact reinforce racial stereotyping," say two Carleton College faculty.
'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 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."
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.
The Souls of Yellow Folk author says a new "elite consensus" fixated on racial outrage is forming and may destroy our ability to function.
Don't lock down expression along with so much else of American society.
Indiana University Professor Apologizes for Triggering Medical Students With 'I Can't Breathe' Exam Question
"We understand that the context in which this phrase was used resulted in a very painful trigger for many of you."
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.
The comedian expresses rage over police brutality while offering optimism for a better world.
"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.
"I would rather be remembered for writing something that was...offensive, than to be forgotten for writing something bloodless."
The university's litmus test is a lawsuit waiting to happen.
"It's a disservice to undergrads," said one student.
"You're in no position to lecture the public about anything. You know nothing about the real world."
Larry Shue's The Foreigner has KKK villains. Administrators think students can't handle that.
A New York Times reporter says "the situation was way more complicated than it first appeared." No, it wasn't.
"Despite its usage by academics and cultural influencers, 98% of Latinos prefer other terms to describe their ethnicity."
The author of the provocative intellectual memoir The Problem with Everything takes on fourth-wave feminism and celebrates Gen X's "toughness."
"Antifa and the Far Right," he adds, are "good for nothing."
In a new book, Peter Boghossian, one of the perpetrators of the "grievance studies" hoax, outlines how ideological opponents can reach common ground.
Local Man Uses Viral Fame To Raise $1 Million for Charity, Journalist Digs Up Offensive Tweets He Made at Age 16
Carson King is the latest victim of a cancel culture that's out of control.
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.
Right-wing cancel culture comes for Jamie Riley, who dared to criticize the American flag.
He was hired to bring ideological diversity to The Atlantic and fired days later for being heterodox. He's not a fan of Donald Trump but finds his critics just as bad.
Berkeley, California Will 'Degenderize' Its Municipal Code, Getting Rid of Words Like 'Manhole' and 'Ombudsman'
The progressive bastion is trying to make its laws more inclusive, semantically at least.
"The cost of not doing this is the harm done to other Googlers every time they encounter these terms," says the company's diversity and inclusion team.