Growing Pains: Why Labor is the Real Food Movement We Should be Paying Attention To

Laborers—often migrant laborers—work long hours without access to basic employment protections.

Home Run: How Neoliberalism Took Over Home-Makeover Shows

One thing home-makeover shows have decidedly done is recalibrate what poverty looks like. Read more »

Who Owns Afropunk?

The annual festival is no longer an enclave for Black punks seeking refuge from whiteness. Read more »

Brewed Awakening: Has Coffee Culture Become Too Gendered? Talk Amongst Yourselves

Coffee—especially strong, black coffee—is coded as unquestionably masculine. Read more »

No Innocent Dance: The Casual Imperialism of the American Tourist

Every Western tourist is a capitalist, exploiting the world with every step of their beaded thong sandal. Read more »

Curses and Kitchens: “Jell-O Girls” Looks at the Secret, Sexist History of America’s Classic Dessert

“Jell-O Girls” is at once a memoir, a family history, and an overview of the domestication (and dissolution) of the American kitchen. Read more »

Big Money, Little Vision: “Ocean’s 8” Serves Up a Marketplace Feminist Heist

Ryn, Helen, and Donna are challenging Bristol Cove’s violent legacy. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Treatment of Kelly Marie Tran Exposes the Worst Elements of Fandom

Stop adopting and supporting hate speech and micro-aggression to make a point about a movie. White, male, cis Star Wars fans, you need to check your fandom. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: When Brands Like Lululemon Use Plus Models, It's Size Appropriation

The fashion industry is no stranger to the practice of commodifying the likenesses, dress styles, and traditions of marginalized consumer groups to whom it actively does not cater. Read more »

Rise of the Machines: Robot replacement is a labor issue

Automation may not be new, but as technology prices drop and advancement continues, the face of it is changing. Read more »

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