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The Corn-Fed Whiteness of Rural Literature

Much of this canon is white and male, fetishizing a version of rural life that never truly existed.

Presenting the 2020 Bitch 50

The Bitch 50 recognizes the most impactful creators, artists, and activists in pop culture whose imaginations extend beyond normalizing and affirming the same mainstream messages.

9 Political Novels That Help Us Understand Our Current Chaos

These nine novels help us better understand how we got here.

4 Nigerian Authors to Read Who Haven’t Been Proudly Transphobic

Continue investing in other Nigerian authors seeking to challenge some of Nigeria’s cultural norms.

White Rage, White Guilt: How Long Do We Wait for White Women to Learn?

I believe that the intentions were good, but the worst thing about good intentions is that sometimes the energy can be misplaced.

The Media Is Fed up with Trump. Finally.

Legacy publications are starting to publish critical analysis of breaking news with a healthy dose of context.

It’s Not Over: America’s Future of White Supremacist Violence

Clearly white supremacy will not go away after a single election.

Our Healthcare System Is Completely Unprepared for Long COVID

How will our healthcare system accommodate an influx of post-viral symptoms weeks, months, and even years after the pandemic is under control?

Ill Will: The Problem With Individualizing COVID Risk

Messaging that’s exclusively about individual risk management is neither accidental nor inevitable.

Open Arms: The Fantastical Pull of Tentacle Porn

The experiences of those who embrace tentacle porn offer a larger lesson about how we come to understand our own sexual nuances.

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