Greta Thunberg Takes on the World

Seas rage and the land grows weak. Pollutants cake the air. Fires, droughts, and outbreaks surge with a kind of unsympathetic wildness. The very earth oozes an irreversible, clotting heat. It’s agitated, ailing, and on the brink of complete and ineluctable...

The Future of Sex Work Slams Up Against Big Tech

Xavier Blanco was anxious for change. When I spoke with the 32-year-old New Yorker last week, curious about his motivations for joining OnlyFans after a decade working in a more buttoned-up line of business, he put it plainly, explaining he “needed an outlet for the...

Kamala Harris’ Opposing Truths | WIRED

Symbols fail us. Case in point: Headlines this week reporting that California Senator Kamala Harris was suspending her presidential campaign and, in doing so, ceding her chance to become the first black woman to win the Democratic Party’s nomination. When Harris...

What We Get Wrong About ‘People of Color’

So why is it that we refuse to actually say what we mean?“What does irritate me is when it is employed to essentially erase black people as if that term is interchangeable with black. It’s not.”Michael ArceneauxThe phrase itself has experienced an interesting...