Internet

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The true cost of faked hate crimes

February 19, 2019 6:48 pm

Should we punish fraudulent victims as vigorously as real criminals?

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The Bernie backlash has already begun

February 19, 2019 10:53 am

Read some mean tweets about a 77-year-old man

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Women’s site Babe.net closes US office

February 14, 2019 5:48 pm

The winter of digital media discontent continues

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Meghan Murphy’s war on Twitter

February 14, 2019 12:29 pm

The feminist is suing the social media site. Good on her!

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When did the left gaslight itself?

February 14, 2019 11:53 am

The idea that personal characteristics always give you the moral high ground is self-evidently nonsense

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Without forgiveness, we’re all doomed

February 14, 2019 10:36 am

Contemporary sensibilities are applied to behavior in an earlier era, when it was regarded rather differently

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Valentines for Democrats

February 14, 2019 8:48 am

Everyone deserves love – even you

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Esquire falls foul of hashtag activism

February 13, 2019 10:16 am

The men’s magazine ran a cover story about how hard it is to be a white man

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Jeff Bezos isn’t a resistance hero – he’s a ruthless monopolist

February 12, 2019 11:12 pm

The Amazon founder is no friend of the free press

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When did Donald Trump’s tweets become so boring?

February 12, 2019 6:05 pm

It feels like he’s tweeting by numbers

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The dogphobia of Donald Trump

February 12, 2019 2:34 pm

The President is having a ruff time

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The digital age hasn’t made society more forgiving

February 10, 2019 2:05 pm

Internet guilt is obscenely subjective

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Candace Owens and the rise of the know-nothing public intellectual

February 9, 2019 1:27 pm

She has no knowledge of Hitler, Germany or nationalism. But don’t let that stop her pontificating

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Turning Point USA is a campus activist group for old people

February 6, 2019 7:53 pm

Student advocacy at its finest

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Tomi Lahren offers a lot to the world of rap beefs

February 6, 2019 11:12 am

Game respects game

ben shapiro

What does anyone learn from the banning of Ben Shapiro?

February 5, 2019 2:18 am

Institutions of higher learning should focus on educating people, not on bringing them together

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Deepfakes could be good news

February 2, 2019 11:02 am

Is it a bad thing if we learn to be wary of internet media?

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Bonfire of the ‘journalists’: social justice clickbait faces its Waterloo

January 27, 2019 1:26 pm

Digital media downsizing has as much to do with ideology as economic pressures

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How digital media killed itself

January 27, 2019 11:30 am

Media companies favor competing with one another over finding what they’re best at. Their employees have paid the price

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The media were guilty of their own ‘fake news’ when it came to protesting schoolchildren

January 24, 2019 12:11 pm

It was so disheartening to see the liberal media go out of its way last weekend to confirm Trump’s cynicism

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Smirking, the infamous facial expression of the far-right

January 23, 2019 9:46 am

Let’s punch away their problematic adoration of Trump until nothing remains but a hollow shell of the boys they once were

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The Women’s March and the anatomy of fascism

January 22, 2019 2:02 pm

The movement is in crisis, because many women won’t allow themselves to be marched

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How the Covington kids gave us our latest lesson on the ills of public shaming

January 22, 2019 1:26 pm

We’ve been doing this to each other for a while

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Who is the real Nathan Phillips?

January 22, 2019 1:13 pm

He isn’t a Vietnam veteran

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The agonizing death of Hillary Clinton’s ‘Internet Freedom’ agenda

January 21, 2019 5:44 pm

The openness of the American internet is what makes it so dangerous