Politics

The Weight of the Word: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Complicated Legacy

The memeification of the justice has, at times, felt like hollow marketplace feminism. Read more »

What Just Happened: The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

We can channel RBG’s determination to fight back against unjust systems. Read more »

Colleges Are Fumbling Their Response to Coronavirus—Again

It didn’t have to be this way, but this is what happens when colleges are more concerned with sports, the money they get from dormitories, or the ability to charge facility fees than they are with the health of their students and their professors.  Read more »

Dolezal 2.0: The Audacity of Cosplaying as Black

Everything about her behavior screams of whiteness. Read more »

The Long Feminist History of Fighting for Universal Childcare

The erasure of childcare as a feminist agenda point has had various consequences. Read more »

The Uncounted: Ending the Census Early Maintains White Political Power

Undocumented migrants and their children—many of whom are U.S. citizens and eligible voters—threaten to destabilize the reapportioning of political power. Read more »

Trump’s Pardon of Susan B. Anthony Shows His Allegiance to White Supremacy

Trump calls back to a long history of white supremacist women. Read more »

Beyond Moral Purity: Non-white Leftists Are Some of the Most Engaged Political Citizens

They aren’t “doing nothing” to stop Trump—rather, they’re working to better our communities through other means. Read more »

Abby Johnson Is Hiding Her Racism behind Her Black Son

“Statistically, my brown son is more likely to commit a violent offense over my white sons, okay?” Read more »

Why Is Activism Reserved for White Moms?

Black mothers have long been doing the work. Read more »

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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 »

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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