Lane Florsheim

The Internet's Worst Dating Site for Women
Sparkology thought it was making online dating better by charging men to send messages. Instead, it was stoking male entitlement
June 26, 2014

Sparkology purports to use social science to create an innovative dating site for young professionals. In actuality, it's both elitist and retrograde. 

How Texas Keeps Putting the Intellectually Disabled on Death Row
The Supreme Court said it was unconstitutional but gave states wiggle room
May 14, 2014

The Supreme Court said it was unconstitutional but gave states wiggle room.

Don't Trust Oklahoma's Death Penalty Panel
State reviews of executions are usually shams
May 08, 2014

We can't trust the same people who keep botching executions to fix them. 

The Evolution of the Death Penalty in One Map
March 23, 2014

Watch the death penalty evolve from 1887 until present day. 

What Zuckerberg Hath Wrought
The tech-world teenyboppers who are gobbling up millions
March 23, 2014

READ: Noam Scheiber on The Brutal Ageism of Silicon Valley

What Makes a Scandal Stick?
Why Scott Walker’s proponents aren't paying attention to his misconduct
February 12, 2014

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.

Can This Smartphone App Stop Cyberbullying?
February 05, 2014

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.

Americans Have Stopped Thinking of Themselves as Middle Class
January 30, 2014

A rhetorical shift that means a lot about politics

What Male Writers Don't Understand About Cyberstalking
January 16, 2014

Ross Douthat and Conor Friedersdorf write sympathetic columns but miss some key points.