Politics

Polarizing Science: How Denialism—On Both Sides of the Aisle—Puts the Work of Science In Jeopardy

The more we weaponize science for political points, the more we’ll see a rise in science denialism. Read more »

Radical Patience: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Turned Courtrooms Into Feminist Battlegrounds

The Notorious RBG practiced radical patience as she built a gender-just legal system. Read more »

Joy-Ann Reid and the Case for Redemption

MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid has made mistakes. What now? Read more »

Tammy Duckworth is Unapologetically Paving the Way for Disabled Mothers of Color

Senator Duckworth unapologetically brings her full self into every space she navigates as a parent, veteran, politician, and disabled woman of color. Read more »

The Grant Tour: Following the Money in Science Research

Understanding where research comes from and how it’s funded is a big part of thinking critically about science. Read more »

The Legalization Puzzle: We Need Recreational Highs To Get Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana and recreational marijuana are intrinsically intertwined battles. Read more »

Wobbling Toward Recovery: “Geeta’s Guide To Moving On” Subverts Self-Discovery Tropes

Geeta’s Guide to Moving On excludes whiteness from the breakup and self-discovery narrative. Read more »

The Cure-All Plan: Pot Is No Panacea For Disabled People

The trend of treating pot as a panacea is escalating and that’s very frustrating. Read more »

Mile-High Hopes: Saira Rao is Fighting for the Future of Colorado

As Colorado changes, a crop of emerging politicians is vying to dethrone the old guard. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: When Blackness Means You’re a Problem

The arrest at Starbucks was just one example. Read more »

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A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »

Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban,...

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Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... 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 »