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No, Shitty Men Have Not Been Purged From Media

Every woman, nonbinary person, or person of color who is driven from journalism because of the shitty men in charge leaves us poorer as a culture.

In “Work Won’t Love You Back,” Sarah Jaffe Kills the Dream Job

No one should have to earn the right to financial security through labor.  Read more »

#MeToobin Reveals How Little We’ve Moved the Needle on Workplace Harassment

A wide swath of people still shrug at or even delight in the spectacle of a man turning the workplace into an environment for sexual gratification without consent. Read more »

Which Millennials Get to Be Burned Out?

Can’t Even manages to gather research on the specificities of white, middle-class millennial burnout, but it fails to provide a truly structural and historical view of the issue of work and millennials. Read more »

Wildcat Strike: Sports Show the Possibilities of Collective Action

While a boycott is a consumptive act of resistance, a strike is an action grounded in labor resistance.  Read more »

The Long Feminist History of Fighting for Universal Childcare

The erasure of childcare as a feminist agenda point has had various consequences. Read more »

To Be Young, Messy, and Black: “Luster” Depicts Millennial Black Girl Angst

Edie refuses to practice tokenism to secure financial, personal, creative, and romantic stability. Read more »

As Struggling Creatives Join Sex Work, What Do Long-Term Sex Workers Lose?

Even if they don’t practice sex work, many creatives tap into sexuality as an extension of self, exploring it in sculpture, photography, and performance. Read more »

Very Online: Twitter Has United Freelance Writers and Fair-Pay Advocates

“People are reading more content, and there are more freelancers, but there are fewer editors and staffers, and less money.” Read more »

Trial by Firing: Are Unions the Cure for Post Traumatic Press Disorder?

The vulture capitalists currently doing their damndest to gut and consolidate the media cannot be trusted. Read more »

Memes to an End: Making the Case for the Living Wage on TikTok

Customer-service workers are sick of being abused and devalued, and while their skits are funny, they’re also communicating a shift that needs to happen in a society that prides itself as progressive. Read more »

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Why You Should Pay for Porn

If you’re a progressive middle-class individual, chances are you think about where your food comes from. Maybe you try to buy shoes that are... Read more »

Dear Bear: My Partner Makes No Money. Is That a Problem?

Our advice columnist offers a lesson in anticapitalist self-care. Read more »