On Turning Racist White People into Memes to Cope with Collective Trauma
While names like #BBQBecky and #PoolsidePete are catchy (and funny), many believe the terms for white people weaponizing 911 calls against Black people in blatantly innocuous situations is a form of dealing with pain.
How Sexual Harassment at My First College Job Shaped How I Expected to Be Treated
A former classmate messaged me about a job for a new tropical ice cream company that needed bilingual “sample girls.” It seemed easy, and I’d be getting $9 an hour. What followed was hell.
Meet the Teenage Girl Who Led Thousands in Protest Against Sweden’s Deportation of Afghan Refugees
The deportations haven’t stopped, but 18-year-old Fatemeh Khavari made Sweden pay attention to their struggle.
Ukraine's Lost Generation
Sucked into the trauma and labor of an ongoing war, Ukraine’s Millennials face uncertain prospects in a country rife with Soviet-era boomer corruption, an uneven economy, and a lack of job opportunities.