Symbols, like words, communicate meanings. As such, they are hardly ever "just objects" -- they are the bearer of meanings.
Dylann Roof, the avowed white supremacist who massacred nine black churchgoers at Bible study in 2015, was sentenced to death
Islamic State, Cameron says, is neither Islamic nor a State. He's right - on the other hand, nor was the Irish Republican Army ever an army. So what? A name is no more than what someone chooses to be called. Does he really think that a single one of IS's recruits was attracted to its ranks because they were misled by its name?
If ever a cause was unworthy, that cause was the US Confederacy. If ever a cause was righteously defeated in battle, it was the cause of the US Confederacy. And if ever a flag was and is an insult to human decency and dignity, it is the Confederate flag.
NEW YORK -- Barack Obama gave a blunt appraisal on Monday of the recent shooting in Charleston, telling a podcast that "it's
A board member of the National Rifle Association has responded to the killing of nine people in an African-American church
The families of nine people shot dead in an African-American church in Charleston issued an emotional plea to the suspected
Dylann Storm Roof has reportedly confessed to shooting nine people dead at a church in Charleston, apparently saying that
If Dylann Roof was a Muslim teenager then without a doubt he would be called a terrorist. But the media is calling him the 'Charleston gunman' which sounds like a horrid dystopian crime villain. Roof isn't just a shooter or an instigator of a hate crime. He is a terrorist.
Roof is now in custody after he was apprehended some 250 miles away from the scene in Shelby, North Carolina. Reactions to