It doesn't matter what legal framework the Obama administration uses for military actions, because it will just be a rubber stamp for war.
The so-called internet slowdown was a worthy stunt, but let's not kid ourselves that this is a battle for a democratic cyberspace.
The coming referendum may not bring about an independent Scotland, but the fight reminds us that rejecting the political status quo is possible.
It is counterproductive to treat the anger within Islamist extremism as purely irrational without recognizing some of the grounds for it.
Comparisons to Hitler and the Nazis are an American go-to pretext for war — and a tactic for putting an end to actual discourse.
A funeral, a shooting, and a beheading demonstrated both the power and limitations of social media when faced with pain and horror.
Even if Officer Darren Wilson receives a hefty jail sentence, he should not be the scapegoat nor "bad apple" that lets cops off the hook.
His death came as nightly rage continued to occupy the streets of nearby Ferguson over the police killing of Michael Brown.
Twitter cannot stymie Islamic State propaganda by banning graphic images of James Foley's death, but there's no good reason to watch him die.
Unrest in Ferguson has defied attempts to quell it, but we must not view the suburb as the only stage on which to fight police violence.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Saturday, but Ferguson residents were in the midst of one long before then.
In the midst of national outrage over police killing unarmed black men, no one should urge faith in the criminal justice system.
The scenes from Ferguson have prompted a critique of militarized policing — but the problem runs deeper than the flow of surplus Army gear.
Even if a planned operational shift calms Ferguson streets, the fight against the police state must continue.
A 21-year-old queer man in Atlanta is the latest victim of the justice system's allegiance with homophobic and transphobic violence.
Property destruction and looting after cops kill teens are not senseless or distracting — that's what fighting back looks like.
Mothers of young men killed by cops demand reform. We must realize that this is not a campaign but a fight to be fought.
No good argument can be made for requiring porn to set a good example for safer sex practices on-screen.
SketchFactor is the new smartphone app that enables users to avoid "sketchy" areas — or places that make privileged white people nervous.
Her political success is rooted in defending some very contentious national security policies while calling for robust civil liberties.