“Cancel culture” came into being as people learned to harness the power of social media to hold others accountable for bad behavior, particularly racism and sexism. But as the power to “cancel” has grown, some have wondered if it can go too far. Can cancel culture be made more constructive?
So you’ve probably read a lot about “cancel culture.” Or know about a new poll that shows a plurality of Americans disapproving of it. But can you say exactly what “cancel culture” is?