Politics

100 Seconds to Midnight: Understanding the Likelihood of a Trumpian Coup

If we as a country stand back and wait for the Constitution to enforce itself, enforcement is unlikely to ever materialize. Read more »

Vile Villainization: Why Did Conservatives Attack Chrissy Teigen for Miscarrying?

Teigen’s experience is heartbreaking, but it isn’t uncommon in a country that politicizes and distorts miscarriages. Read more »

Cancel Check: “Cancel Culture,” Abolition, and the Meaning of Accountability

Why can’t we recognize “canceling” as a reckoning with power and justice? Read more »

Faithful Bigot: Amy Coney Barrett Is the Catholic Church’s Secret Weapon

Like other American institutions, the Catholic Church has been shaped by white supremacy. Read more »

Flies and Lies: 5 Feminist Takeaways from the Vice Presidential Debate

Men will talk over women every single time. Read more »

Teen Girls Shouldn’t Have to Fix Our Country

We shouldn’t be making demands of Claudia Conway, especially if they aren’t demands we’ve even made of ourselves. Read more »

Biden, Byrde, and the Limits of “Toxic Masculinity” Discourse

For men like Joe Biden, the solution is never to contend with their own role in upholding an oppressive system—or to step aside to make room for others. Read more »

Progressive Lenses: Women Candidates and the New Double Standard

Merely stating that sexism exists in politics can imperil any woman’s political campaign. Read more »

White Icons: What Does RBG Mean to Black Legal Scholars?

It’s Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s ability to dip in and out of the issues that so directly affect people who don’t look like her that raises larger questions about how whiteness is performed in this country. Read more »

World on Fire: Colonial Suppression of Indigenous Knowledge Set America on Fire

In the face of horrible climate trauma, those in power must be radical and imaginative. Read more »

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The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »