economy

Backtalk: Mind the Wage Gap

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk about what real allyship can look like in Hollywood and beyond. Recently, Porter magazine hosted a roundtable with Gabrielle Union, Gina Rodriguez, Ellen Pompeo, and Emma Roberts where Pompeo called on white folks to do better and Rodriguez brought up the issue of pay inequity. Who gets uncomfortable in these conversations and does it create real change? And, as promised, Amy’s fave pop culture moment is the Black Mirror-esque anti-Amazon ad. In this week’s Amy vs. Dahlia, we’re hashing out the holidays: Are you Bah! Humbag! or Merry Everything? Text “Holiday” to 503-855-6485 to let us know what you think!

Red Handed: Kristen R. Ghodsee on Sex and Socialism

Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism highlights the stories of feminists and socialists who worked to make women’s lives better under socialism, while pointing to ways we can adapt their lessons for the future. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Congrats to Disney World Workers!

They just won a $15 minimum wage. Read more »

Barbara Ehrenreich and Alissa Quart on Changing the Narrative of Poverty in Media

Barbara Ehrenreich and Alissa Quart, the brains behind the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, discuss their respective books, the importance of identifying with one another across class, and #MeToo. 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 »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Time's Up For Bill

In an interview, Clinton claimed to “like the #MeToo movement; it’s way overdue.” But when pressed on whether it had prompted him to rethink his own past behavior, he sputtered that of course he hadn’t, because he’d “felt terrible then.” Read more »

i’m samantha irby and i’m here to take your call*: *if you promise you’ll subscribe to Bitch

if it helps, picture a bunch of celebrities pretending to talk on phones behind me as i implore you for your help. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Access Hollywood

What else are they going to find? Read more »

I Consider the Union My Second Mother: An excerpt from "We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages"

A compelling excerpt from We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages.  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 »

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