Privilege

The Fragility of Legalization: Who’s Cashing In On Marijuana?

The further we get from the first state legalizing and the closer we get to legalization across the country, the more the mainstream narrative shifts to erase its dark legacy for capital. Read more »

The Fragility of Solidarity: Family History and Political Identity

Easier to blame POC “identity politics” than anti-Blackness or wages of whiteness. Easier to fall in line with the new president than to resist. Read more »

And the Cultural Appropriation Prize Goes to...White Writers

When a white editor proposed an “appropriation prize,” other white editors launched a real and very public campaign to fund it. Read more »

Erasing Hallie: Sofia Coppola’s Race Problem Predates “The Beguiled”

It never crossed Sofia Coppola’s mind that Hallie is a woman, too. Read more »

The Pleasure Dome: Weed On, Weed Off

[L]ike almost all substances or experiences associated with pleasure, weed can be used in ways that help or harm people and relationships. Read more »

The Trouble With the Model Muslim: Islamophobic Muslims and the War on Terror

Both feminism and the long-running political panic over Muslim women have always been closely intertwined with imperialism, bombings, and border control. Read more »

Popaganda: Money Feelings

Feminist artists, activists, and entrepreneurs discuss their personal relationships to money on this episode. The show starts off with social justice educator and artist Roan Boucher, who cofounded the online journal Enough and now works for the worker co-op AORTA. Then, Refinery29... Read more »

The Perils of “Privilege”: Why Injustice Can’t Be Solved by Accusing Others of Advantage

Phoebe Maltz Bovy’s book makes a compelling argument that many of us use accusations of “privilege” to discredit, silence, and tear each other down. Read more »

Disability is Not a Deficit and Other Truths in an Ableist World: A Review of Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure

What would our lives, movements, and communities look like if we moved towards restoration, not cure? Read more »

What Just Happened?: A Day Without A Woman

Don’t assume that one person’s strike bolsters another person’s freedom. Read more »

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