Inflammatory words about race or sexuality can fan public outrage and even result in professional sacking. Some say America must be sure to protect free speech rights. Others cite need for civil society.
Lower courts have rejected gay marriage bans in 13 states since the US Supreme Court nixed the Defense of Marriage Act one year ago. But the issue is destined to return to the high court, where one justice in particular will hold sway.
A successful businessman, an artist, an aspiring public servant, and a mufti are all faces of Pakistan's rising generation – the 60 percent of the population that is under 30. Many are challenging what one Millennial calls a 'culture of dependency.'
The push to unionize football players at Northwestern University may be the catalyst to reshape the NCAA and its relationship with students playing big-money sports. The principle of the amateur athlete is at stake.
Julius Malema, booted from the ruling ANC and running in tomorrow's election, is promoting radical changes and charging that the ANC has preserved apartheid's economic inequalities. And he's gaining an audience.