In May 2019 Dillon Shane Webb bought a sticker that read "I EAT ASS" and affixed it to the back window of his truck. A cop didn't like it, and pulled Webb over. Webb argued with the cop and was arrested. Vice has a video of how the arrest turned Webb into an unlikely free speech icon.
Police in Brookville, Indiana, didn't like the idea of Trevin Thalheimer ending up on the town board, because he seemed like someone who might be "anti-police". So they claimed he smelled of weed and arrested him on a false rape charge, wrecking his campaign and turning his life upside down. Brookville Police Chief Terry Mitchum… READ THE REST
72 Londoners, most of them people of color, died when Grenfell Tower burned down in 2017. Paul Bussetti shared a video of a racist effigy of Grenfell Tower and its inhabitants being burned on a bonfire. Bussetti today pleaded guilty to a crime for posting this video—after earlier being acquitted and having that acquittal quashed… READ THE REST
A Scottish man who tweeted "the only good Brit soldier is a deed one, burn auld fella buuuuurn" after the death of the famed Capt. Tom Moore was sentenced today to 150 hours of community service. The tweet, broadcast only to a tiny group of followers, was deleted within minutes—but not before English tabloids found… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Studying has become incredibly unconventional, starting with doing everything online and continuing with giving textbooks the axe. So if you're ditching the stacks for a more modern way to focus on your… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. There are a ton of different hurdles, making getting an education from home difficult. Besides the apparent distractions, you don't have as many tools as you would find in the stacks. Bulk… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. While you do almost everything on your phone today, from buying groceries to finding out what that ex-buddy from high school is doing these days, there's nothing quite like putting pen to paper. Psychology… READ THE REST