social justice

Douchebag Decree: The NFL Sold Its Soul to Trump

The real reason for the NFL’s new national anthem policy? Trump. Read more »

Joy-Ann Reid and the Case for Redemption

MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid has made mistakes. What now? Read more »

Gun Violence is Gun Violence: Two Students on What’s Changed After Parkland and What Hasn’t

Of her eight classes, Kenidra Woods only feels safe in one. Read more »

More Than Checking Privilege: The Gun Debate Has To Get Serious About Race

The tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School didn’t only affect white students. Read more »

Clinging To Our Guns: Rural Communities Are Reeling After Parkland

There is no universal “gun culture.” Read more »

Sometimes it Snows in April: The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Still Echoes Through Today’s Gun Violence Activists

For decades, April has marked a somber commemoration in the annals of gun violence, and this month is no exception. Read more »

Feminist Snack Break: Why "Step Up Not Out" Doesn't Make Sense

Rick, you’re very wrong and bad. 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 »

Feminist Snack Break: Betsy's At Her Bullshit Again

Secretary of Dismantling Public Education Betsy DeVos had a revealing and terrible interview on 60 Minutes. Read more »

Alicia Garza is Building Black Political Power Nationwide

“All political change fundamentally comes from changing people’s relationships to each other.” Read more »

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Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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Politically Correct Language Isn't Just About Being Polite—It's About Survival

Photo by Phillipe Leroyer (Creative Commons). Two weeks ago, Jonathan Chait published the lengthy essay “Not a Very P.C.... Read more »

Rewriting the Future: Using Science Fiction to Re-Envision Justice

Our justice movements desperately need science fiction. Read more »

All Hail the Queen?: What Do Our Perceptions of Beyoncé's Feminism Say about us?

The policing of feminist cred is the real moral contradiction. Read more »