economy

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 »

The Kids Are Not All Right: Ideas for How Our Next President Should Fix Our Screwed up Childcare System

Childcare is a reproductive justice issue. Right now, it’s not affordable for many Americans.  Read more »

Millions of American Women Are Forced to Work While Sick—Including Hillary Clinton

The candidate’s pneumonia shows why sick leave is a feminist issue. Read more »

Opportunity Costs: What the Olympics Show Us About the Economics of Women's Sports

Women who are skilled competitors and elite athletes should have the chance to shine more than once every four years. Read more »

Between a Boss and a Hard Place: Why More Women are Freelancing

Big corporations and startups alike have realized that it’s cheaper and easier to subcontract labor than to employ people. Read more »

Wheel of Feminist Fortune

Envisioning your financial future Read more »

If the Country Was Run Like Trump University, We’d Be Screwed

Predatory for-profit colleges target women and people of color, then usually leave them heavily in debt.  Read more »

Black Homes Matter: San Francisco’s Gentrification & the Fight to Save Midtown Park Apartments

Midtown residents have been on a rent strike since August 2015 and are refusing to pay the hikes in rent. This is the largest rent strike in San Francisco since 1978, when Ed Lee, the current mayor of San Francisco, organized residents of the Ping Yuen housing... Read more »

Spend & Save: The Narrative of Fair Trade and White Saviorism

You know the saying: One woman’s day-to-day struggle is another woman’s passion project. Read more »

The Oscars Is One More Example of Hollywood’s Discrimination

The white and male-dominated awards show isn't a Hollywood quirk—it's a stunning example of the film industry's systemic race and gender based discrimination. And the Oscars, along with the rest of the film industry, need to work to fix this discrimination—or risk becoming... Read more »

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