People were outraged in 2014 when Facebook revealed that it had run “psychological experiments” on its users. Yet Facebook changes the way it operates on a daily basis and few complain. Indeed, every change in the way that Facebook operates is an...
Many students struggle with mental health during their time at college. At Middlebury, receiving mental health support can be an obstacle in itself. Over the course of a three-month investigation by The Campus, students voiced frustrations with...
Conor FriedersdorfSays an admin: "Even if we added three more full-time counselors, I’m not confident that that would solve our problems. I think that within a month, all of them would be full."
Since 2016, more than a dozen Winthrop tutors, students, and staff have brought concerns about Sullivan and Robinson to College administrators in meetings, emails, and reports. Many of them said they believe administrators failed to protect them.
It’s a special live Left, Right & Center recorded at UC Santa Barbara.
Conor FriedersdorfI really enjoyed going on Left, Right and Center with a thoughtful group of fellow panelists—thanks to host @jbarro for making a hard job look easy, and to a great crowd at UCSB
Mike Pompeo, John Bolton, and a weak Congress are setting the stage for unlawful conflicts.
Conor FriedersdorfWar is in the air.
Mike Pompeo, John Bolton, & a weak Congress are setting the stage for unlawful wars in Iran & Venezuela.
Trump’s actions in Yemen violate the constitution, as did his bombing of Syria. And U.S. troops are still in Iraq and Afghanistan.
In February of this year, the internet was rattled by the sudden rediscovery of a 48-year-old Playboy interview with John Wayne. The actor opined at length on his political views, and what he said was shocking; his comments were racist and...
Conor Friedersdorf“...readers should be trusted—& should trust themselves—to confront that truth critically, thoughtfully, & courageously. Not just to be validated in our moral righteousness, but to consider the possibility that we may, occasionally, be missing something.”
Conor Friedersdorf"...while social liberals were overall more sympathetic to poor people than social conservatives, reading about White privilege decreased their sympathy for a poor White (vs. Black) person."