Activism

8 Self-Care Tips For Activists

With the increasing volatility of the world, self-care is more vital than ever. Read more »

We Take Care Of Our Own: Radical Aftercare for Revolutionaries

Activism is a community effort. Read more »

Setting the Stories Free: M. Evelina Galang On Honoring Philippine “Comfort Women”

Lola’s House will stay with you forever. Read more »

Backtalk: Lone Wolf Myth & Kneeling for Justice

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk about how mainstream media upholds white supremacy by continually casting white, male, mass murderers as “lone wolves.” This week marked the deadliest mass shooting in recent US history, where Stephen Paddock gunned down 58 people and injured 500 more, yet there have... Read more »

Jane, Aired: An Underground Abortion Collective Becomes a Hot Media Property

In a time before abortions were legal or safe, the Jane collective took matters into their own hands, as women before them had always done. Read more »

What Keeps Happening?: White Men With Guns

This isn’t about what just happened. This is about what keeps happening. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Ben Roethlisberger, our second Douchebag Decree All-Star

Ben Roethlisberger is our second Douchebag Decree All-Star! (Applause.) Read more »

All of the Work, None of the Credit: Don’t Drop the Ball on the WNBA’s Activism

Women athletes are at the forefront of political activism. Read more »

Backtalk: Jemele Is Not Wrong & the Emmys

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk about the very factual statement: Donald Trump is a white supremacist, as tweeted by sports journalist and truth-teller Jemele Hill, and the highs and lows of this year’s Emmys. Last week, Trump supporters were in an uproar over Hill’s tweets calling Trump... Read more »

Blood on the Tracks: Buffy Sainte-Marie On the Power of Native American Music

“Power in the Blood” is perfect protest music.  Read more »

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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 »

Will Filming the Police Keep Us Safe?

There’s a cultural idea that having someone looking over our shoulder makes us behave better. From fake security cameras to Elf... Read more »

Politically Correct Language Isn't Just About Being Polite—It's About Survival

Photo by Phillipe Leroyer (Creative Commons). Two weeks ago, Jonathan Chait published the lengthy essay “Not a Very P.C.... Read more »

A Conversation About Transgender Representation in Pop Culture

Janet Mock, on her MSNBC web show, is one of a handful of transgender people who has recently gained international visibility. Recently, we... Read more »