Art Museums Need to Address Colonialist Theft—Not Diversity
The Museum of Modern Art will close this summer to include more works from artists of color. Activists say this does little to reconcile centuries of exploitation.
How 'Slime Rancher' Made a Ton of Money And Stuck to 40-Hour Workweeks
That it's surprising a studio made this a priority tells you everything about the modern state of making video games.
A 90-Hour Work Week Is Believable Because Game Development Is Toxic
It doesn't matter if the developers of 'Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor — Martyr' were joking. What matters is people believed it.
Graphic, Fleshy Sculptures Confront the Abuse of Black Bodies
Doreen Garner's visceral sculptures interrogate the history of medical experimentation on Black Americans.
The Glitter in Your Makeup Could Come From Child Labor
Your highlighter palette might make your cheekbones pop, but kids as young as six are mining the raw mineral that provides its sparkly effect.
Historic Film Photos Capture Hollywood's Legacy of Exploitation
A photo show at MoMA takes a brief historic look at exploitation of gender, race, and 'second-class citizens' in film.
Old and Alone: The Epidemic of Elder Abuse in America
Elder abuse is a widespread problem, but only one in 23 cases are reported, according to the Department of Justice.
There's Now a Porn Genre About How Broke Millennials Are
The PropertySex porn series reflects the ugly landscape of real estate for millennials. It serves as a troubling aspirational RPG about greedy landlords using their power to trade rent for blowjobs from broke young women.
Anohni Pens Take Down of Current Election In New Note "Americans, You Are Being Used"
"Once again, both parties goad us into becoming smokescreens for their insidious initiatives."
Ayahuasca Tourism Is Ripping Off Indigenous Amazonians
Some groups are pissed about the influx of Westerners visiting the Amazon to dress up like the indigenous people and bastardize their rituals.
How Artists Are Addressing the Syrian Refugee Crisis
Artists from Banksy to Ai Weiwei are creating works that address the refugee crisis, but where do we draw the line between raising awareness and exploitation?
How Commercial Surrogacy Became a Massive International Business
In 2015, India, Nepal, Thailand, and Mexico—nearly all the major markets for commercial surrogacy—banned the practice for foreigners. But the global demand isn't going anywhere.