It began with a puff piece featuring a small, local restaurant, and ended with acrimony and Yelp’s team stepping in to stem a tide of abusive reviews.
Today is supposed to be a celebration of American labor. Instead, it’s a crass spectacle of commercialism.
We live in an age dominated by identity. Progressive politics revolve around identity concepts, on the precept that all politics are identity politics.
Green Party Presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein is hoping that, by appealing to as wide a variety of cranks and edgelords as possible, she might somehow make herself and the Green Party relevant. (Note: some content in this post may be NSFW.)
France made headlines this past week when a small town decided to ban body-covering swimwear known as “burkinis” from its beaches under the guise of security concerns.
Is the progressive movement to reform our criminal justice system and make it more humane at odds with the equally progressive desire to more aggressively punish rapists?
When TIME magazine notices that online hatred and trolling are serious problems, you know they’ve hit the mainstream.
Around the time the Black Lives Matter movement began in earnest, so too did a national discussion on ways to monitor police officers and moderate their behavior. One of those measures was to develop widespread use of body cameras by police. Thus far, this policy has been largely a failure.
What’s the deal with people who play video games fighting and arguing over what makes a “real” game or not?
A common topic of discussion I’ve encountered is whether politicians really believe the things they say and advocate for. Are they cynical, or are they for real?