If you haven’t heard, the gaming world has been facing quite a bit of criticism for its extreme and pervasive misogyny… and some gamers aren’t handling the criticism well. They’ve responded with threats of rape, death, and mass shootings and have forced Anita Sarkeesian and other women who have spoken out in the gaming community out their homes for fear of their safety. But Anita isn’t backing down. Watch her appearance on the Colbert Report to find out what #Gamergate is really about.
The US justice system is flawed in many ways: disproportionately imprisoning minorities, dealing out harsher sentences for drug possession than rape, violation of international standards of decency. The list goes on. Watch Stephen Colbert expertly explain another flaw with the American justice system: the criminalization of poverty.