What if Christmas Trees Honored the Workers Who Grew Them?

In 100 different homes across Portland this winter, Christmas trees were adorned with unusual ornaments: instead of tiny Santas and candycanes, the evergreen branches were also graced with glass ornaments etched with the name of a farmworker who helped grow and harvest the tree. Read more »

Artist Ramiro Gomez Paints Invisible Workers into Wealthy Homes

The scene is familiar to any fancy home design magazine reader: the perfectly appointed living space full of gleaming surfaces, fluffed up pillows, artfully arranged flowers next to tasteful objets d’art. But painted in to this pristine domestic landscape is the woman who is actually... Read more »

The Rhetoric of Immigration Reform: From "Si Se Puede" to "Bring Them Home."

“Si se puede! Si se puede!” That’s the rallying cry I remember from 2006 when waves of immigrant rights marches and protests swept the country. Read more »

Linking Capitalism and Immigration: A Q&A with Migrant Justice Activist Harsha Walia

It’s no secret that despite sounding the rhetoric of comprehensive immigration reform, the Obama administration has deported nearly two million people. Rather than wait... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Space and Power

On this show, we talk with three all-star feminist thinkers about the politics of public space. If you're not one of the 10 million people who have seen Franchesca Ramsey's ... Read more »

Three Ways People Are Challenging the Prison System Right Now

“Prisons aren’t safe for anyone,” declared CeCe McDonald during her recent appearance on the Melissa Harris-Perry show. McDonald should know—she is a Black trans... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s all the news that’s on our radar today! • Illinois becomes the 15th state to allow same-sex marriages... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar this Wednesday.  • The Guardian published an op-ed from an employment lawyer telling women not to... Read more »

Beautifully Shot Film "Mother of George" Tackles Family and Fertility

There is a wedding scene at the beginning of Andrew Dosunmu’s Mother of George that exudes such richness, visual beauty, magic, and love, that I wanted to be in it. At a traditional Nigerian wedding... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

It’s Friday! Finally! Here’s all the feminist news on our radar from the end of the week.  • The announcement yesterday that Private Bradley Manning would now be known as Chelsea Manning and should be referred to as female ... Read more »