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Fixed It For You!: The COVID-19 Pandemic is Not a “Cozy Catastrophe”

Admit it: The coronavirus apocalypse is actually kind of fun for you (if you don’t give a shit about other people).

Celebrity Pandemic Posts Have Us Wondering—Do We Need Famous People?

Celebrities are really leaning into saccharine nonsense. Read more »

Very Online: Michael Bloomberg’s Campaign Tried to Make Capitalism “Cool”

Bloomberg set a dangerous precedent, creating yet another space where the wealthy can skirt social-media restrictions—and do so in a way that makes users who are Very Online cringe. Read more »

Little Wins: Lucy Flores on Remaining Hopeful and Critical through the 2020 Election

“As people of color, as immigrants and descendants of immigrants, it feels like we’re screwed. But we’re really not.” Read more »

Backtalk: Who Gets to Make Mistakes?

This week, Dahlia and Amy round up some of the big hits of bad takes. From Lena Dunham’s letter from the editor where she admits to lying to protect a rapist to a weird piece dissecting Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” music video, who gets to make mistakes over and over again? Writers... Read more »

White Whine: The Past that Incels Long For Never Existed

The men who romanticize a period of time in which women and people of color were kept “in their place” have been raised by those who enjoyed the privileges of whiteness. Read more »

Broken Systems: Brock Turner And The Campaign to Recall Judge Persky

Judge Persky is just one example of a larger broken system. Read more »

The Myth of the Male Genius

Genius is power. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Hey White People, Stop Calling the Cops on People of Color

Getting police involved in non-police matters and calling police on innocent people is active endangerment. Read more »

Who Hears the Whisper: The Shitty Media Men List Excludes So Many

If a whisper network highlights the power of a sisterhood, it also underscores the exclusionary nature of sisterhood. Read more »

Writing for Black Women: Ijeoma Oluo Is Still Speaking Truth to Power

Everyday, no matter what I write, I’m still writing for Black women, more than anyone else. Read more »

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