Activism

Backtalk: Standing Rock & Murders by Police

Amy and Sarah talk about white supremacy, environmental racism, and state-sanctioned murders by law enforcement. They discuss the different media coverage of the protest at by the ... Read more »

Electric Youth : Eight Activists Who Are Sparking Change Right Now

Young activists, artists, and changemakers to look out for. Read more »

Read An Excerpt of New Activist Picture Book "Rad Women Worldwide"

Teaching the next generation about Poly Styrene, Aung San Suu Kyi, indigenous activists, and amazing scientists. Read more »

The Pain of Mothering Over a Payphone from Prison

The founder of Families for Justice as Healing talks about the realities of life in prison for moms.  Read more »

On #Magic: The Contradictions, Resilience, and Creativity of Black Feminism in South Africa

In my upcoming blog series, I’ll be exploring the possibilities, limitations, and interpretations of Black feminist magic in South Africa. Read more »

Popaganda: Invisible Prisons

The United States imprisons more people than any other country in the world. But we hardly ever hear real-life stories of incarceration in our pop culture.  On this episode, we share three stories about making prisons impossible to ignore. We hear voices from a recent national ... Read more »

At Pipeline Protest, Arrest Warrants Issued for Jill Stein and Amy Goodman

Jill Stein spray-painted a bulldozer covered in words of protest with “I approve this message.” Read more »

The War on Drugs is an "Epic Fail"

Jay-Z, Molly Crabapple, and dream hampton teamed up for a new documentary short makes the racism of the War on Drugs. Read more »

Locked Down: On Disability and Incarceration

As a culture, we never addressed the ableist biases that led us to want to lock up disabled people in the first place.  Read more »

Fighting for the Future: The Indigenous Water Protectors Leading Standing Rock's Movement Aren't Backing Down

Hundreds of indigenous activists camped out at Sacred Stone are ready to give everything to protect the land and water. Read more »

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One-Sentence Reviews of the Lesbian Netflix Canon

Lez face it: when you’re a ladygay like myself, cruising the internet for something to watch, you realize very quickly that there are a whole... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Anti-Choice Hidden Camera Edition

Tool-in-pimp's-clothing James O'Keefe's laughable costume and douchebag seduction methods have mostly discredited his conservative... Read more »

Sister Soldiers: On Black Women, Police Brutality, and the True Meaning of Black Liberation

Unless you’re looking for their names, you won’t find the stories of all Black women shot and killed by police officers in the past five years in the discourse surrounding police reform. Read more »

Valuable Resources: The Ableist Fight Over Plastic Straws

Straws are easy to target, but cities and companies still rely on environmentally harmful practices. Read more »