Backtalk: Louis C.K. & Election 2017

This week, Dahlia and Amy declare that Louis C.K. is cancelled after he’s finally admitted that the alleged rumors about him are true, albeit through a shitty non-apology. And they talk about the assault claims against Alabama candidate for Senate Roy Moore that will piss... Read more »

F.U.C.K. I.T.T. List: Making America "Great" is Costing Us Our Democracy

In the last entry for the F.U.C.K. I.T.T. List, we weigh the costs to democracy in order to make America “great.” Read more »

Not My America: Patriotism, Thanksgiving, and White Erasure

You can’t celebrate a genocidal holiday. Read more »

Wonder Woman and the Double Binds of the First Female President

In an early storyline from the ’40s, Wonder Woman becomes president in the year 3000. We can’t wait that long. Read more »

Popaganda: Designing for Democracy

Political observers often blame people for not voting. But we don’t often stop to examine what barriers keep people from voting—or make them feel like it’s not worthwhile. On this episode, we examine our democracy as a design problem—and explore what structural issues are built... Read more »

The Year That’s Lasted a Lifetime: An Election Retrospective

In this election anniversary special, our staff shares what the election of Donald Trump sparked in us, how it changed us, and how it moved us to action. Read more »

Take Down the Kakistocracy: F.U.C.K. I.T.T. List Roundup For Election Day Anniversary

Just say it out loud: F.U.C.K. I.T.T.! Read more »

9 Moments That Gave Us Hope This Year

Spontaneous resistance, premeditated badassery, and unexpected solidarity. Read more »

11 Political Podcasts to Help You #Resist

Sit down and tune in for conversations on politics and social issues with domestic and global scope. Read more »

11 Women of Color Politicians to Pay Attention to in 2018

11 women of color running for office who empower and advocate for marginalized communities in their work and daily lives. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »