Indigenous Women in Canada Are Still Being Sterilized Without Their Consent
In the 20th century, the U.S. and Canada carried out a quiet genocide against Indigenous women through coerced sterilization. In 2019, it’s still happening.
Mindy Kaling Is Finally Changing Her Disappointing Track Record on Diversity
After years of falling short with POC, Kaling is trying to create a more diverse Hollywood. Can she win back the viewers she's let down?
Millions of Kids Are Exposed to Lead Because the U.S. Prefers to Protect Landlords
Exposure to lead can cause permanent brain damage, a lower IQ, and other health problems. But without federal regulations, most people don't know they're impacted until it's too late.
Amazon Won’t Stop Selling Toxic Products In the U.S.
There are 1,005 notices in California currently filed against Amazon for selling unsafe creams and cosmetics without a warning.
When It's Not Poisoning Us, the U.S. Water System Is Robbing Us Blind
People can go into such extreme debt over unpaid water bills—even incorrect ones—that they lose their homes.
Clothes Are Canceled
Marie Kondo-inspired minimalism is just one of many forces killing the shopping spree.
People Are Moving to Smaller Cities in Search of Affordable Houses That Don't Exist
Millennials are stuck renting in places they would never have chosen if not for the dream of owning a home.
The EPA's Lies About Air Pollution Are Killing Americans
In its latest move to protect industry, the government has ensured that we'll see more deaths from asthma, heart problems and cognitive degeneration.
Uber Was Designed to Exploit Drivers
The company's disjointed, decentralized strategy makes it almost immune to labor action.
A Rogue Coder Turned a Parking Spot into a Coworking Space and People Loved It
"Car parking squanders space that can be used for the public good."
Millennial Democrats Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Pete Buttigieg Are Ready to Face Off With Job-Stealing Robots
“We should not be haunted by the specter of being automated out of work.
Going Cashless Looks More and More Like a Capitalist Scam
Lawmakers argue bans on cashless stores could protect tens of millions of Americans without access to credit cards.