Last year was the year of #MeToo, #BlackLivesMatter, and #NoBanNoWall. Which social movements will dominate 2019? Look for conversations about climate change to emerge online, says Moya Bailey, an assistant professor at Northeastern who studies the way digital media is used to promote social causes.
Can we separate our appreciation of an artist's work from our condemnation when we learn that he was abusing his power while he was making his art? Or should we include this new knowledge in our assessment of the work? Northeastern philosophy professors Sheila Winborne and Candice Delmas, who have studied this dilemma in the wake of #MeToo, discuss whether the answer is to boycott, or to educate.