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Bitcoin Is Astrology for Men

Astrology is sometimes looked down on, while cryptocurrency is heralded as the future of finance.

Mean to an End: How Online Harassment Became a Feature, Not a Bug

The facilitation of harassment may be social media’s most reliable content strategy. Read more »

Saweetie, Rihanna, and the Memeification of Domestic Violence

What does it mean to live in a society where violence against women and girls is treated as comedic fodder? Read more »

Cat-Eared Brainwashing: “Josie and the Pussycats” Prophesied the Age of Influencers

It’s a film that tickles the absurdities of the past and, in doing so, has successfully determined the misfortunes of our future. Read more »

Beyond Skin Deep: Khloé Kardashian, Madison Beer, and Social Media’s Unwinnable Beauty Game

We’re all body positive so long as that positivity includes warping ourselves beyond recognition. Read more »

Unhappy Medium: The Business of Misery Memes

The meme has entered a new era as an emotional shorthand. Read more »

Viral Vultures: The Plight of Black TikTok Creatives

It’s not just about Addison Rae. Read more »

Shrimpy Shenanigans: We Could All See How the Cinnamon Toast Crunch Saga Would End

While the internet revels in tasks like identifying racists and getting them fired, it can struggle with milkshake ducks that may not have neat, tidy stories. Read more »

Boomer to Zoomer: Grim Generational Relations Aren’t An Accident

There is only one winner in a generation war, and it’s not millennials or boomers or Gen Z—it’s capitalism. Read more »

Very Online: On TikTok, Teens Reshape Abortion Culture

Young people know that forced-childbirth diehards are on the wrong side of this fight. Read more »

Personal Capital: What Can We Do About Before and After Instagram Accounts?

“You’re not ugly, just poor” communicates that beauty is often not naturally occurring. Read more »

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A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »

Game Changer: Why Gaming Culture Allows Abuse... and How We Can Stop It

You're a Bolshevik feminist jewess that hates white people… and you expect to be taken seriously when you're “critique-ing” ...

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