Violence

Rihanna Is No Pam Grier
July 07, 2015 10:03 AM

"BBHMM" puts a materialistic spin on a social-justice blaxploitation classic.

Mental Illness Doesn't Negate Political Motive
June 21, 2015

Dylann Roof and the intersection of psychology and extremist ideology.

Should Religion Be Blamed for the World's Bloodiest Wars?
October 03, 2014

The violence of faith cannot be exorcised by demonizing religion. It goes with being human.

Tipper Gore Was Right, Violent Video Games Are Bad For You
August 05, 2014

Especially those ones that play with your sense of self.

The Japanese Literature Trend That's Half Cupcake, Half Decapitation
August 05, 2014

A new novel shows the darker side of cute.

Finally, a TV Show That Truly Takes Religion Seriously
August 05, 2014

Would it take the Rapture for Americans to turn back to faith?

Guatemalans Aren't Just Fleeing Gangs
July 13, 2014

The media narrative misses what life in that part of Central America is really like.

The Immigration Case Backlog Just Hit an All-Time High
July 10, 2014

An already terrible problem just got a whole lot worse.

Why Is it So Appealing to Play as a Terrorist in Video Games?
June 06, 2014

In real life, we abhor terrorism and everything associated with it. So why do so many games manage to convince us that playing at it is fun?

Let's Call the Isla Vista Killings What They Were: Misogynist Extremism
May 27, 2014

For too long, misogynist extremism has been excused as an aberration.

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