For a nation that prides itself on its freedom of speech, we are banning books, firing intellectuals, censuring lawmakers, and terrorizing communities on both sides of the aisle for expressing opinions and disseminating facts that make some of us uncomfortable.
An imploding mediascape has driven independent journalists to publish their work in newsletters like Substack. But a la carte news is not a sustainable model for anyone.
Twitter was one of the most important tech utilities for reporters to break stories and deliver real-time news, until Elon Musk bought the company. He not only killed the social media platform, he destroyed one of our most vital news outlets.
Republicans are subverting crises narratives to portray themselves as victims. And it is literally killing the people most in need of our attention and aid.
Conservatives have sold Americans on the false idea that the GOP is the party of the hard-working people. But disenfranchising voters and taking away affirmative action isn’t hard work; it’s a scam to ensure perpetual white cis-male privilege.
Since Twitter has turned into an unmitigated right-wing troll farm, users are looking to Bluesky in hopes of finding a well-moderated, inclusive haven for LGBTQ people, Black and brown people, and women. That doesn’t mean it’s an echo chamber.
Our democracy is literally at stake. So why are political strategists wasting their time heeding the words of the same-old pundits and trying to woo the unwinnable voters?
Tech pundits presume artificial intelligence is something you either conquer or succumb to. But they're looking at it all wrong.
In their pushback against criticism of their trans coverage, The New York Times argues that activism and advocacy work has no place in their reporting. But their op-ed pages reveal a different story.
When doom dominates the headlines, turning inward might prove to be our life raft.