The costs of childcare in the United States are skyrocketing, and the people expected to bear the caregiving burden should be familiar: Women.
So a proposed policy looks sensible and helpful. Is it really? Here are some things to think about when evaluating policy proposals.
Violence against abortion providers is terrorism, full stop. The federal government’s pointed refusal to engage with it is not acceptable.
Intervening when you see a situation that looks dangerous can be intimidating, but it’s a vital social imperative, because bystander intervention works.
Event organisers angry about being told they need to include accessibility plans often respond by demanding free labour from disabled people. This should end now.
In times of social contraction, people of resort to exclusionary organising tactics. Uniting for the sake of the cause is the wrong approach.
If the only way you can criticise someone is through the use of -isms, check yourself. How does your rhetoric enforce injustice?
In 2016, California voters said they wanted to fast track the death penalty. How does one of the most progressive states in the union have the largest death row population, and, apparently, a thirst for capital punishment?
Celebrities frequently rush into social issues like they’re some kind of glorious gift to humanity. Along the way, they do a lot of damage. Is it really so hard to do some research before embarking on something?
The ‘quality’ arguments surrounding diverse books are bogus red herrings designed to cover up for systematic representational problems.