Michelle Goldberg was formerly a senior contributing writer at The Nation. She is the author of three books: Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism, a finalist for the NYPL’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism; The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World, which won the J. Anthony Lukas Work-In-Progress Award and the Ernesta Dinker Ballard Book Prize; and The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West. Her work has also appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Washington Post and many other publications.
Last night was not much more than a flailing, inchoate protest vote against the status quo.
The stalking, harassment and defaming of women online shows the importance of cyber civil rights.
The line between respecting civil liberties and protecting victims is anything but clear.