A Flawed Defense of Safe Spaces in the New York Times

In a recent New York Times op-ed, Wesleyan University president Michael S. Roth offers a defense of “safe enough” spaces on our college and university campuses. Roth seeks to establish a middle ground between proponents who aspire “to [...]

2019-09-10T17:48:54+01:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Yaniv’s Other Racket: How a Single Gender Troll Managed to Get ‘Hundreds’ of Women Thrown Off Twitter

The Canadian human-rights litigant formerly known as Jonathan Yaniv—a trans woman who now goes by the name Jessica, but whom we will refer to simply as “JY”—is a unique figure among those who follow the debate [...]

2019-09-10T17:48:55+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Governments are making fake news a crime – but it could stifle free speech

The rapid spread of fake news can influence millions of people, impacting elections and financial markets. A study on the impact of fake news on the 2016 US presidential election, for instance, has found that fake news [...]

2019-09-10T17:49:22+01:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |