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Not Your Crisis Daddy: Is Memeing Politicians Critique—or PR?

Memes stand apart in a range of political coverage that includes everything from established news reporting to satirical forums. Read more »

Lose Yourself: The Complex, Comforting Allure of Not Being Seen

What does it mean to be able to reject the gaze before it even happens? Read more »

Inside the House: “Mueller, She Wrote” Is Sounding the Alarm on Trump

This government is our government, and it’s up to us to save it. Read more »

Digital Vitriol: White Supremacists Are Capitalizing on Our Reliance on Zoom

This recent wave of digital terrorism is a predictor of what’s to come. Read more »

Very Online: “Karen” Isn’t a Slur—It’s a Critique of Entitled White Womanhood

A Karen’s racism is inextricable from her white womanhood. Read more »

Playing through It: 9 Video Games for Anxious People (That Aren’t “Animal Crossing”)

I reached out to the people of Twitter to gauge the video games anxious people are playing. Read more »

Celebrity Pandemic Posts Have Us Wondering—Do We Need Famous People?

Celebrities are really leaning into saccharine nonsense. Read more »

Fake It Off: Reddit’s r/Illnessfakers Community and the Politics of Disbelief

The continued tracking of alleged over-the-top chronically ill influencers is part of an established cultural history of believing that chronically ill people, particularly women, are exaggerating or faking their illnesses for profit. Read more »

Very Online: All the Ways the Internet Is Pushing Hustle Culture during the Quarantine

Apparently, doing nothing is not allowed—even during an international pandemic. Read more »

The Inescapability of Social Media’s Sexual Violence Discourse

How can I navigate a media cycle that can cause flashbacks, panic attacks, and anxiety if I’m receiving push notifications about rape with no trigger warnings? Read more »

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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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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 »