Politics

Flipping the Focus: The Reclaimers Are Fighting the Vacant Housing Crisis

Who is being displaced from cities in order to make room for the wealthy? Read more »

Hoax Appeal: COVID-19 Has Led Wellness Influencers to Embrace QAnon

Plandemic gained a surprising foothold in the ever-expanding world of wellness.  Read more »

9 Political Novels That Help Us Understand Our Current Chaos

These nine novels help us better understand how we got here. Read more »

White Rage, White Guilt: How Long Do We Wait for White Women to Learn?

I believe that the intentions were good, but the worst thing about good intentions is that sometimes the energy can be misplaced. Read more »

The Media Is Fed up with Trump. Finally.

Legacy publications are starting to publish critical analysis of breaking news with a healthy dose of context. Read more »

It’s Not Over: America’s Future of White Supremacist Violence

Clearly white supremacy will not go away after a single election. Read more »

Our Healthcare System Is Completely Unprepared for Long COVID

How will our healthcare system accommodate an influx of post-viral symptoms weeks, months, and even years after the pandemic is under control? Read more »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »