The very first things I wrote about the internet were dark: hate groups, right wing extremists, and their ability to do harm in cyberspace. Twenty-three years ago I began an academic relationship […]
We have met the enemy and he is us Steve Jobs may be the most significant human of the past century. Sure, that’s a huge claim, but with a series of innovations […]
To be forgiven, one must first repent. Plantations are talking more about slavery — and grappling with visitors who talk back CHARLOTTESVILLE — A Monticello tour guide was explaining how enslaved people […]
The Holocaust ended with the mass murder of millions of Jews, but it started with hatred and laws. We forget this fact at our peril.
The Amy Wax/UPenn problem isn’t about academic freedom, it’s about unexamined privilege. And firing her won’t solve the problem. The University of Pennsylvania and law professor Amy wax are embroiled in a […]
This only starts out doom and gloom You probably don’t need to, but just in case, stop for a moment and think about the headlines of the day, however you’re aware of […]
Not surprisingly the S&R writers have been participating in an email conversation over the proliferation of extremist abortion laws: Ohio, Georgia, and Alabama specifically. Someone suggested a post about the role of […]
Demand deeds, not words. Claims of values demand clear demonstrations. In the language of modern American politics (and surely elsewhere), one word has become debased currency. Values. When Bill Clinton said, “I […]
Writers, artists, journalists, educators, historians, scientists, engineers … and dreamers of every stripe – all have reason to revere the legacy of the archetypal Renaissance Man. S&R is proud to honor Leonardo […]
It’s been 20 years. I’m not sure I have anything new to say. On April 20, 1999, at 11:19am MDT, the world changed.