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Barbara Ehrenreich and Alissa Quart on Changing the Narrative of Poverty in Media

Barbara Ehrenreich and Alissa Quart, the brains behind the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, discuss their respective books, the importance of identifying with one another across class, and #MeToo. Read more »

Out of the Frame: How News and Pop Culture Obscure Immigrant Women

Stories about undocumented women focus on how the American government “saved” them from harrowing abuse. Read more »

Rise of the Machines: Robot Replacement Is a Labor Issue

Automation may not be new, but as technology prices drop and advancement continues, the face of it is changing. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: TV Needs More Female Villains

Killing Eve reinvigorates a tired genre trope by reinventing the idea of what makes a compelling villain, by making her a woman. Read more »

Voiceless Again: FOSTA/SESTA and Online Censorship In the Age of #MeToo

The new law isolates sex workers who depend on online forums for advice, safety information, and community. Read more »

The Cost of Winning: The Exploitation of NCAA Athletes Should Take the Fun Out of March Madness

How should people who care about social justice feel about a nonprofit association that exploits athletes? Read more »

I Consider the Union My Second Mother: An excerpt from "We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages"

A compelling excerpt from We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages.  Read more »

9 Movies That Put Trump’s Wall To Shame

We’re not going to forget our history, and we’re not going to let other people forget it either. Read more »

The Fragility of Solidarity: Family History and Political Identity

Easier to blame POC “identity politics” than anti-Blackness or wages of whiteness. Easier to fall in line with the new president than to resist. Read more »

Pay Me What You Owe Me: “Insecure’s” Yvonne Orji Talks Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

Molly’s fight for equal pay mirrors a real life issue. 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 »