A Country Within A Country: Part II—Climate Change, Privilege, and Disaster Survival
In times of disaster and uprising the exported American fairy tale is exposed for what it is: bullshit. Read more »
The Least Convenient Truth: Part I—Climate Change and White Supremacy
While we must talk about the ways global warming triggers natural hazards, we must also confront what turns those hazards into full-scale disasters: racism. Read more »
Escape the Neighborhood: The Push to Get Out in Netflix's "The Get Down"
Set in the South Bronx in 1977, the show is about teens who want to make the most of their lives in the disco era. Read more »
Record Scratch: Justin Bieber Crashes Tracy Chapman's "Fast Car"
Stick to the questionable-but-danceable jams about failed communication with your romantic partners, Biebz. Sing what you know. Read more »
A Fate Better than Death: Communities Unite to Fight Maternal Mortality in Assam
Safety during pregnancy and childbirth is an essential human right. Read more »
Why Disability Rights Advocates Are Calling Out “Me Before You” as a Hot Mess
The disability community is rightfully furious about the dangerous message this film sends to viewers. Read more »
Republicans Want to Stop Human Trafficking Victims from Getting Abortions
This is the guy writing our national reproductive health policies: Texas Senator John Coryn wrote language into an anti-human trafficking bill that would ban a victim... Read more »
What Pennsatucky’s Teeth Tell us about Class in America
More than any other marker in America, teeth indicate class status. Read more »
Why Does Our Society Undervalue Domestic Work?
We just assume, in the United States and abroad, that there will be someone to do all of the cooking, all of the cleaning, all of the care work for very little pay or no pay at all. Read more »
Nearly Three Hundred Girls Were Kidnapped in Nigeria. So Why Isn't It Front Page News?
Three weeks ago, roughly 276 girls were kidnapped from a school in Northeastern Nigeria. The girls’ parents are devastated, the Nigerian government seems unable to track down the girls, and the leader... Read more »