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Seen, Not Heard: The Challenges of Cancel Culture for Women

“Cancel culture” on Instagram threatens authentic progress on ideas that are so central to womanhood. It would be better for all of us if we worked to foster an online atmosphere where each woman feels welcome and safe in speaking the truth from her heart.

Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Is a Big Mistake

President Trump’s executive order addressing the exemption from legal liability that social media companies enjoy for content posted on their sites by users is both premature and misguided.

Twitter Ain’t America

There are many reasons to doubt that Twitter represents anything other than a cacophony of curmudgeons.

Jussie Smollett and the Hazards of Moral Sentimentality

Today’s media storytelling has perfected a genre of intensely sentimental and spontaneously generated folk tales, especially stories dealing with race and sexuality.

Political Harassment is for the Birds

What happened at the Red Hen is reminiscent of the way mobbing crows attack an eagle or an owl.