Fifty years ago, panicked parents helped spread sex-ed programs to schools across the country, even as panicked critics mobilized to stop them.
The sociologist Gabriel Rossman offered valuable advice to UCLA students on the responsibilities that accompany free speech—and modeled the importance of having conservative faculty on campus.
The outrage directed against the New York Times writer Bari Weiss is the latest illustration of a culture that undermines the causes it seeks to advance.
An innovative use of the surveillance technology in Virginia offers a reminder that there are often alternatives to confrontation.
“Your child isn’t going to be shot,” Donald Trump vowed. It was a promise he could never have kept—but there’s no evidence he even tried.
A case study in the political right’s capitulation to Trump, and the threat it poses to its political future.
Americans would be less alienated from one another and solve problems more easily if they recognized one little-noticed distinction in policy debates.
President Trump tweeted his concern that “lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation”—but he has spent his career making outrageous, unsubstantiated claims about others.
Fifty years ago in Grenoble, France, American figure skating’s modern era was born.
If only the Republican Party were as attentive to the violations of the rights of ordinary Americans as it is to the FBI's treatment of Donald Trump
Professor Debra Mashek is leaving a tenured job at Harvey Mudd College to lead Heterodox Academy.
In Kansas, where a public school teacher was punished by the state for declining to buy items made in Israel, a federal court has issued a ruling that’s good news for free speech advocates.
An attack on one of the most inapt metaphors in American politics
What one Vietnam War battle, celebrated by the press and the military as a turning point towards an inevitable American victory, says about certainty and authoritativeness.
Those young people who would have qualified for Obama’s temporary protection from deportation but didn’t apply should still have a path to citizenship.
Learning from portrayals of sexual encounters, for better and worse
A country is in a precarious place when its foreign adversaries and its president are both trying to increase its political polarization along the same lines.
A British broadcaster doggedly tried to put words into the academic’s mouth.
Reporting will always be vital to exposing the most egregious abuses of power. Yet the most underutilized tool in the movement’s turn toward lesser wrongs is fiction.
In 1968, one retired colonel warned that urban insurrections could produce “scenes of destruction approaching those of Stalingrad.”