2018 was a year of excess. In fact, there were many times when I thought the world had completely lost the plot. But there are important lessons amongst the wreckage.
One of the growing traditions of the Melbourne Cup is our organised anger against it. However, I ask you, one day later, do we still feel the same? Are we now all animal activists?
Despite the inflammatory times we live in, I don’t do outrage. It’s pointless. That being said, if I see something outrageous, I will call it out.
This morning the internet lost all of its mind over Kanye West’s love for Donald Trump. However, in the example of him and Morrissey, I don’t think we’re really that mad.
With Cricket Australia forcing the resignation of coach Darren Lehmann, perhaps we should view this week’s outrage as the dawn of a new sensibility.
Last year, we took down Ross Geller from Friends and Ian Fleming’s 007. I’ve discovered three more that may trigger us.
According to a new study, the outrage we feel when we read something narrows not only our vision but also our mental scope, as the brain donates its function solely to the offending word. Moist.
First, we got the Pepsi ad taken down, now we’re looking to take down United Airlines. But just because their PR doctors deem our criticism right, that doesn’t make it so.
After a Youtube clip of an irate airline passenger went viral in spite of her medical condition, I’m wondering, not that we crossed the line, but if it actually exists.
Outrage has become the most valuable commodity of 2016, but for 2017, I say we forgo outrage as the default, and let go.
Lena Dunham’s comments and subsequent apology regarding Odell Beckham Jr has exposed a modern-day phenomenon – third party outrage.
The concept of outrage culture has firmly taken root, but can positives be wrung from it or has the argument just got louder?
Richard Jackson is back with this week’s Long Reads, which deals with offended feminists, a legal stoush between billionaires and a stint in rehab.