Politics

Ill Will: The Problem With Individualizing COVID Risk

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

Just Because the Election Is Over Doesn’t Mean the Work Is

If you’re not sure where to start, we’ve got some concrete tips for getting and remaining involved. Read more »

Very Online: Is “Owning the Libs” is More Important than Telling the Truth?

Racist white politicians are learning that they don’t have to lie well. Read more »

Freedom Dreaming: Black Southerner Organizers Got Something to Say

This country is honored to sit with the brilliance of Black political power. Read more »

There’s No Such Thing as the “Latino Vote”

Latinos “flocked to the polls” in numbers that far exceeded what experts expected. Read more »

What Sarah McBride’s Election Means for Trans Visibility

Even as trans politicians make gains, the reality of political visibility isn’t that easy. Read more »

Keep Fighting: How to Move Forward after the Election

This is only the beginning. Read more »

What Just Happened: Joe Biden Wins the Election

Congratulations on getting a fascist out of the White House! Read more »

Stay in Line: Inaccessibility at the Polls is Part of Voter Suppression

Disabled people are all too familiar how accessibility is compromised by our society’s obsession with physical perseverance. Read more »

Big Board Anxiety: We Really Need a Break From Election Results

Each news source deliberately serve up election content designed to provoke emotional reactions in its audience. Read more »

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Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

Amid national discussions of police brutality and systemic racism, Black women have been the loudest and most consistent voices demanding change. 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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Will Filming the Police Keep Us Safe?

There’s a cultural idea that having someone looking over our shoulder makes us behave better. From fake security cameras to Elf... Read more »

Valuable Resources: The Ableist Fight Over Plastic Straws

Straws are easy to target, but cities and companies still rely on environmentally harmful practices. Read more »