Content with terrible themes is often defended as a ‘product of its time,’ but this argument holds no water with me.
Creators sometimes justify graphic, troubling scenes with the claim that we need to see to ‘understand.’ Well, do we?
West Oakland is a hot new spot for techies looking for a cheap neighbourhood, but it’s also a hotbed of environmental racism.
Organ and tissue donation is a fantastic way to save lives, so please make sure that your family and loved ones know your wishes.
New York elitism is a very ugly look. Ditch it, just in time for summer!
Groups like the HRC use diversity ratings to raise their profile, but they’re not worth the paper they’re printed on.
Politics may have a rhetoric of idealism, but it has a reality of pragmatism. Settling into that will make the coming years more bearable, and productive.
If fiction doesn’t consider food an important part of the worldbuilding, and the characterisation, it will ring hollow for me.
I’ve been having a lot of conversations in the last year about the public distrust and sometimes active hatred of the media — at the same time that the New York Times is raking in subscription dollars and every media outlet has an annoying popup nagging me to defend the future of journalism, I keep getting sidelong […]
The GOP claims to be the party of freedom, so why does every GOP policy promulgate the exact opposite?