Backtalk: Meh of Thrones

This week, Dahlia and Amy get into their disappointment over the final season of Game of Thrones. The epic series has given audiences a big cultural moment in the world of dragons, the fight for power, and a slew of women characters to love and hate—but is it doing justice to the story? In Amy vs. Dahlia, we want to know who could have been the best leader of the Seven Kingdoms, dead or alive. Text “thrones” to 503-855-6485 to let us know what you think!

Backtalk: Student Moans

This week, Dahlia and Amy get upset about student loans. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign recently unveiled a student loan forgiveness plan as part of her platform, finally seriously centering the student debt crisis as something the government should help alleviate. How we talk about the student... Read more »

No More Pencils, No More Books: What’s Next after the Year of the Teachers’ Strike?

2019, while still young, has shown that it’s in the running to be yet another extraordinarily important one for America’s unions, with teachers still at the forefront. Read more »

Backtalk: Scammer SZN

This week, Dahlia and Amy get into all things scammy. The recent news of what the FBI called “Operation Varsity Blues” has revealed a multi-million dollar college admissions scheme run by an organization to aid wealthy parents in bribing university administrators and college prep tutors to pay... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Edward Blum Wants to Kill Affirmative Action

Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard is basically a do-over of Fisher v. University of Texas with the prospect of going before a much more conservative Supreme Court. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Dear “Good Men”

We must demand that men do more than just listen. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Georgia Suppresses Black Voters

At least 53,000 voter registration applications, the large majority of them from Black voters, are being held for additional screening. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: USC Let A Campus Doctor Abuse Students for 30 Years

Time’s up on covering for abusive and predatory men and time’s up on those in power who let it happen year after year. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The bad men are plotting their comebacks

If we want the #MeToo movement to be about more than which celebrity will be the next to fall, or whose comeback must be stopped, we need to talk about what we do with these bad men. Read more »

Gun Violence is Gun Violence: Two Students on What’s Changed After Parkland and What Hasn’t

Of her eight classes, Kenidra Woods only feels safe in one. Read more »

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