Efforts to police offensive language have seldom achieved their goals, and often been turned against the groups they were intended to protect.
Will the party’s rank-and-file prove the pandering billionaire candidate right or wrong?
A focused effort to end provisions that help keep bad cops on the street
In Kern County, California, cops kill 1.5 people per 100,000 residents—prompting an investigation by The Guardian, but not by state or federal overseers.
A couple weeks ago, I published “The Illiberal Demands of the Amherst Uprising,” a look at the demands…
A Chicago cop now faces murder charges—but will anyone hold his colleagues, his superiors, and elected officials accountable for their failures?
The ambitious effort that could transform the institution and inform how other campuses respond to student protests.
The candidate’s remarks on Muslims ought to alarm Americans of every faith.
After four years on the job, Dean Esserman sketches his vision for a return to community-based policing.
Fighting racism doesn’t require censoring critics.
Intellectual allies have defended the students against unfair attacks, but haven’t helped them reflect on their biggest mistakes.
Innocents are victimized by hate crimes after every major act of terrorism, and downplaying that risk is grossly irresponsible.
After Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris, the three rivals showed their weaknesses along with their strengths.
The U.S. should treat France as France treated the U.S. 14 years ago—by helping the other wage prudent fights and warning its leaders against the rash decisions that trauma can lead to.
The billionaire suggested that his Republican opponent is a liar, and likened his temper to a "pathological disease" as incurable as that of a child molester.
Defenders of the First Amendment aren’t distracting from attention from racism—they’re preserving the tools necessary to struggle against it.
A substantive discussion in Milwaukee left much of the field unchanged—but a couple candidates managed to boost their fortunes.
A journalist at the University of Missouri is mobbed by a crowd insisting he is the aggressor.
A fight over Halloween costumes at Yale has devolved into an effort to censor dissenting views.
George H.W. Bush tells his biographer that his secretary of defense considered using tactical nuclear weapons against Iraqi forces in the First Gulf War.