Rod Graham is the Editorial Board's neighborhood sociologist. A professor at Virginia's Old Dominion University, he researches and teaches courses in the areas of cyber-crime and racial inequality. His work can be found at roderickgraham.com. Follow him @roderickgraham.
The post-Roe fight for digital privacy.
Potential for political violence is always already there.
Republicans trust neither common nor specialized knowledge.
Liberals need better media framing.
Do we really have a political system by which everyone is treated equally and has an equal say in government? Don’t be naive.
Key question: Who is saying what to whom and why?
The public is recoiling at news of South Carolina reviving death by firing squad. Conservative Republicans, however, love it
What’s next? Is the state going to permit tar-and-feathering of convicted criminals? Sew scarlet letters on the shirts of adulterers?