I’d rather live in a world where the media treated all politicians with similar skepticism. Instead, female and minority Democrats are uncritically celebrated while Republicans are treated like traitors to their race or gender simply because they don’t think the way they’re “supposed” to.
How certain states’ voting districts are gerrymandered into racially homogeneous zones and law suits challenging race-based legislation in the courts.
Neighborhoods matter because culture matters. Middle-class families have always known this, which is why so many parents move to the suburbs in pursuit of safer streets, better schools and shared values.
Recent years has seen the rise of so-called ‘trigger warnings’ and are now featured not just in blogs – where they were originally seen – but in newspapers and classrooms as well. It seems, however, that they also create hostile environments for critical thinking and free expression.
Covering a story about society and culture? Here’s the latest from AEI’s Society and Culture experts.
What exactly are trigger warnings and are they something we should welcome? AEI Scholar Christina Hoff Sommers gives you the facts.
The real reason for Rolling Stone’s missteps in the UVA rape article is ideological groupthink. No one will be punished or fired because in their hearts, they believe they were right, and that’s all that matters.
Marriage has a transformative effect on adult behavior, emotional health, and financial well-being—particularly for men.
In Indiana, the most vocal and arguably the most powerful voices against even the perception of anti-gay discrimination have come from the business community. And, one suspects, there are plenty of people in the wedding-planning industry eager for such business.