In a new era of protest and de-platforming, conservatives have defensively invested the First Amendment with a transcendent power and moral authority it does not warrant. What happens when equality and free speech are in direct opposition?
With SESTA, Congress gets it backwards: Speaking isn't dangerous for sex workers. Censorship is.
Only 64 percent felt freedom of speech was secure in the U.S.
How much do workers owe the unions that bargain for them?
As elected officials increasingly turn to social media to communicate with constituents, some are blocking those who disagree with them.
The Supreme Court threw out a conviction over Facebook threats—and set a troubling precedent in the process.
The Obama administration has made the most concerted effort since the Nixon years to intimidate officials from talking to a reporter.
Having a booking photo doesn't make you a criminal. But mugshots have become a kind of visual shorthand for actions nobody wants to be permanently associated with.
A new spatial analysis of sexually oriented businesses—yes, you guessed the acronym—finds crime is indeed higher in their wake.
The U.S. government has an awkward relationship with social media, praising its use in Egypt and suing in its use for WikiLeaks.