Watch the death penalty evolve from 1887 until present day.
The tech-world teenyboppers who are gobbling up millions
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Why Scott Walker’s proponents aren't paying attention to his misconduct
Strategists are talking about a Scott Walker presidential nomination in light of Bridgegate, but no one's paying attention to the Wisconsin governor’s own misconduct.
For all the attention that has been paid to cyberbullying in recent years, no one has come up with a good solution to it. The world of text messages and social media is, to a great extent, unpoliced, giving cyberbullies a feeling of impunity. Right now, only one in ten cyberbullying victims informs an adult.
A rhetorical shift that means a lot about politics
Ross Douthat and Conor Friedersdorf write sympathetic columns but miss some key points.
For the first time, activists are seeking to create new obstacles at the local level.
What I remember most about freshman orientation at Tufts is meeting friends, getting absurdly lost on campus, and purchasing an enormous “Starry Night” poster for my basement dorm room. The more “serious” and official parts of the week are less clear. I vaguely recall a workshop on academic integrity and an icebreaker game that involved M&Ms. I also remember bits and pieces of the “In the Sack” consent education program, as well as the overdone film on campus shootings.