Why Hong Kong Won’t Back Down

One young father who quit his job to join the protest is among millions fighting to keep their autonomy from mainland China


What I Learned at the 'Debate' Between Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Žižek

Žižek was less a cognizant thinker and more a pathological sacred cow tipper while Peterson was a bard for the reactionary elite and emo as hell.


Today's Special: The Stranded Guy Who Survived on Hot Sauce Is Getting a Year of Free Taco Bell

Also, someone ordered a three-piece KFC meal and allegedly got two pieces of chicken and a deep-fried rag.


Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism

Kristen R. Ghodsee, the author of "Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism," explains how socialism leads to economic independence, better work/life balance, and yes, better sex for women.


'The Americans' Is 'The Sopranos' of This Decade

I can't believe more people aren't obsessed with this show.


Karl Marx Has Never Been More Relevant

And would you look at that, the philosopher would be turning 200 this weekend.


The Castro era just officially ended in Cuba

86-year-old Raúl Castro stepped down after 10 years as Cuba’s president.


Reclaim the Golf Courses

The world after golfing is a greener, more accessible one.


Cuba's Sparse and Poetic Storefront Windows

Window-dressers employed by Cuba’s bureau of advertising work to transform actual scarcity into imaginative displays.


My Last Night With 'The Tomorrow Children'

A final farewell tour with a game about authoritarian communism, mining, and matryoshka dolls.


China turned clapping for its president into a virtual game

The Chinese government won’t let its citizens Google search, like a  Facebook post, or watch a YouTube video — but if people want to virtually clap for their president’s speech, a new game them covered.


Hailey Gates Learns How to Be a Camgirl on 'STATES OF UNDRESS'

On the season two finale, Hailey meets up with webcam models in Romania and explores the larger fashion scene in the formerly communist country.