Middlebury College in Vermont says it had identified ‘more than 70 individuals’ who may have violated campus policies during a riot over social scientist Charles Murray’s presence.
The last 25 years of urban unrest in America, and around the world, show how rapidly domestic tranquility can collapse when law enforcement steps aside or is overwhelmed.
In a statement to the Washington Post, University of California-Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof described the cancellation as an effort ‘to keep students and the speaker herself safe.’
Those known as the ‘resistance’ are fundamentally and potentially irrevocably altering the norms of civil discourse rooted in the First Amendment.
The unhinged rhetoric, violent anti-speech street protests, and hysteria currently on display don’t make Trump look like he’s a unique threat.
It may be maddening to hear voices on the left support violent protests sometimes, and condemn it at other times. But there’s a method to this madness.
There may still be time to head off violence on a level of Watts, Rodney King, or the Holy Week uprisings of 1968. Any viable solution to the problem must involve greater accountability from everyone.
You won’t believe what’s happening because French taxi drivers don’t want competition from ride-sharing company Uber. For starters, they’re clubbing drivers and burning cars. With official support.
The opportunity costs of rebuilding Baltimore after its riots will be steep.
Ta-Nehisi Coates wants to avoid hard questions because the case supporting the Baltimore riots is so weak.
There are four major problems with justifying the violence in Ferguson by reference to the Boston Tea Party and the Stamp Act Riots, either in moral terms or in terms of effectiveness.
In the course of its shoddy Ferguson reporting, the media largely persuaded middle America that complaints about police brutality and minority targeting are overdrawn. That’s false.
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