Beyond Resistance: Our new Global Feminism Fellow Considers What's Next

Our strategies for resistance are incomplete if they do not shift consciousness and replace the structures that oppress us.

Black Queerness is Peak Blackness: Mykki Blanco’s Journey Out of This World

In this documentary, Black queer artists find a home in each other, in resistance, and in their creative work—a collective battle against queer erasure and censorship. 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 »

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 »

As Nasty as We Want to Be: Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Kate Harding ponder the Post-Hillary Future

A new anthology asks how feminism will move forward in Trump times. Read more »

Fear of a Black Future: How Hollywood Co-Opts the Revolution

The presence of revolutionary militant Black people in the Matrix franchise was fundamental for me at a time when I had few opportunities to see my reflection in popular culture. Read more »

Systemic Trauma: “Marshall” Misses A Crucial Point About Rape and White Supremacy

You can’t ignore the historical trauma inflicted on Black women. Read more »

Sing a New Song: Trump’s National Anthem is Not About Allegiance

After we engage in battles about the National Anthem, patriotism, and cheering LeBron’s “U bum” retort, it’s imperative to drag Trump, Trump supporters, local representatives, and our community back into the fray that Trump so desperately evades. Read more »

Monuments and Monstrosities: Confronting the Racism Behind Reproductive Research

Experimentation on women of color to advance medical research is a common thread in reproductive history. Read more »

Free Speech: The Oldest, Whitest Magic Trick

Even if free speech incites violence, genocide, and cause for harm, when it comes to defending free speech, the powerful and privileged stand on higher ground. Read more »

What Just Happened?: Charlottesville

White supremacy is not a recent phenomenon. It is the founding and continued institutional ideology of this country. Read more »

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