It’s time to end our national reliance on tipped workers. The unhealthy dynamic created by tipping emerges from decades of legalized subminimum wages and keeps workers subservient to the whims of employers and customers.
Asking the Oppressed to Be Nonviolent Is an Impossible Standard That Ignores History
It is a curious spectacle to have the head of a state, with all the levers of power, not using that power to solve a problem, but instead offering advice to the powerless about how to protest against him and the broken government system.
Is the Right Wing ‘Whitewashing’ the History Curriculum Taught in Public Schools?
A fight over new history curriculum standards in Virginia is part of a nationwide campaign to undermine public schools and prevent educators from teaching the truth about America’s inequality.
Embrace the Mess—in the Name of Gender Justice
It’s time to take back our time and spend it on meaningful activities instead of succumbing to the futility and moral pressure of endlessly cleaning our homes.
Connecting With Nature Is a Path to Finding Joy in Life
An interview with the creator of the short film “Ode to Joy,” which celebrates connection with nature as a portal to deeper connection with self and each other.
Behold, the New GOP Culture Wars
The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.
Nepo Babies and the Myth of the Meritocracy
Society’s top tiers are rife with nepotism. It’s past time to expose just how much unearned wealth and power has been accrued by elites.
Tiffany Cross schools Meghan McCain for silly Identity Politics comment on Asian Senators’ actions
MSNBC’s Tiffany Cross, the host of the Cross Connection, excoriated Meghan McCain for her ignorant statement on Identity Politics.
Brexit as Identity Politics: Closer to US-style politics.
Brexit seemed to produce a form of identity crisis and paranoia in Londoners. Progressive Londoners seemed to be having an identity crisis..
Schooled my Right-Wing AK-47 touting caller on identity politics
Right Wing, Larry called in to complain that I and Progressives in general play identity politics. And he does not believe in doing that.