Politics

This One’s for Tara: A Rape-Revenge Fantasy Amid an Impossible Reality

We can’t undo what Tara Reade suffered in 1993. But we can demand a better world as restorative justice. Read more »

Joe Biden Has Been Accused of Rape. Now What?

This trend of gaslighting victims of assault, including Tara Reade, silences them while functioning in a mythical world where America didn’t elect a self-confessed sexual predator. Read more »

World on Fire: Like Natural Disasters, Pandemics Reveal How Fragile Our Systems Are

The systems meant to protect us are floundering. Read more »

Beyond Retail Therapy: The Case Against Pandemic Shopping

With the sudden shift toward increased online shopping, there has been an unintended casualty—the United States Postal Service. Read more »

Inside the House: “Mueller, She Wrote” Is Sounding the Alarm on Trump

This government is our government, and it’s up to us to save it. Read more »

Contagion Is Not the Crisis: COVID-19 Is a Chance to Rethink Stereotypes About Immigrants

Nationalistic racism tells us that migrants infest, infect, and invade the homeland.  Read more »

Power Lies: Sarah Kendzior on the America That Made Donald Trump Possible

“Anyone could have found the things I found, and could have put them together.” Read more »

Even during a Pandemic, Fatphobia Won’t Take a Day Off

The medical system is the locus for fat people’s oppression. Read more »

Digital Vitriol: White Supremacists Are Capitalizing on Our Reliance on Zoom

This recent wave of digital terrorism is a predictor of what’s to come. Read more »

What Does COVID-19 Mean for the Future of Political Organizing?

For organizers and activists, the question looms as how to act best in the midst of the chaos. 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 »

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 »

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 »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... Read more »