The Columbia linguist discusses his new book Nine Nasty Words and dismisses the ideological excesses of the 'anti-racism' movement.
Columbia University linguist John McWhorter on "anti-racism" as a new, misguided civic religion and his new book on curses, Nine Nasty Words.
The opposition to Southlake's plan was understandable.
The paper let linguist John McWhorter use the racial slur he was discussing but felt a need to explain that decision.
Detective Vincent Cheung is suing Terrell Harper.
Senate Passes Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Bill That Doesn't Prohibit Discrimination in College Admissions
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From "power poses" to the self-esteem movement to implicit bias tests, we want to believe one small tweak will solve our problems, says Jesse Singal.
From "power poses" to the self-esteem movement to implicit bias tests, Americans are suckers for bad ideas from psychologists.
Leveling that grave accusation at every aspect of American life will produce disengagement, alienation, and reaction.
We've got good news and bad news.
The journalist and free-speech activist says identity politics are destroying the media, higher education, and Hollywood.
The Singapore-born journalist and free-speech activist says identity politics are destroying the media, higher ed, and Hollywood.
Profuse apologizing was not enough to save Alexi McCammond.
The cultural views of elite white liberals are not popular with many minorities.
New York City's embattled public school system gets a new chancellor. But the influence of the old one will remain, and not just in the Empire State.
A new documentary and forthcoming biography pay tribute to the economist's intellectual fearlessness and commitment to empirical research.
The Atlantic writer says that illiberalism and the urge to shut down debate need to be confronted across the political spectrum.
After a backlash, the host of the ABC dating show said he would step aside.
Probably not, if you read the newspaper. Parental preference is one of the most commonly misunderstood factors in the school-reopening debate.
San Francisco School Board President Says Critics of School Renaming Are Undermining Anti-Racist Work
"What I keep hearing is you're trying to undermine the work that has been done through this process."
Pandemic reporter fired after 45 years for using the N-word in context on a work trip in 2019, as the paper's management buckles to yet another newsroom revolt.
The anthropologist and brand consultant explains why we need fewer blanket accusations of racism and more mutual respect and compassion.
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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.”
Vaccinating by age would save many more lives.
The escaped slave called the Constitution "a glorious liberty document" that justified extending equality to blacks and women.
"I just do my own thing," said the George Mason University economist and author of The State Against Blacks.
Speech targeting whites, males, and Americans would be less likely to be blocked as "hate speech," the Washington Post reports.
Among other parallels, both restrict liberty and opportunity based on arbitrary circumstances of birth.
An anti-hate ordinance in Columbia, South Carolina, has so far been deployed against the marginalized.
Leaders of the organization reportedly see this as tacit approval.
Ohio State Professor Apologizes for 'Hurt, Sadness, Frustration, Fatigue, Exhaustion and Pain' Caused By Pro-Football Article
Matthew Mayhew is sorry. Very, very sorry.
It's a one-note, one-twist concept in search of a story.
The University of Illinois' Jon Hale and Reason Foundation education analyst Corey DeAngelis go toe to toe
As K–12 education goes remote, groups of parents are hiring teachers to teach their kids in person. Is that wrong?
An open letter from the university's President acknowledging pervasive racism at the school prompts an inquiry
David and Andrea Peterson didn't even participate in the rally—they just watched it. The students don't care.