Women of color face big challenges when trying to get treatment for mental health issues. But change is underway. f you struggle with mental-health issues, you know how difficult it can be to find the right help. It not only takes a tremendous amount of […]
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The Future of Women in The Workplace
The pandemic has been especially hard for working women. Here’s how we can help. Somewhere between 5.4 million and 11 million women have lost their jobs over the last year, thanks to the pandemic. That’s worse than the job losses we saw in the Great Recession back in 2007 […]
The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Online Communities
Before the widespread adoption of the internet, power dynamics were primarily constrained to real-world locations: the office, the dinner table, and the bedroom. In the modern era, amplified by algorithms and social media clout, power dynamics have shifted, changed, and impacted our society and culture […]
How to Protect Yourself From Medical Debt
Medical debt can be debilitating. Here’s how to negotiate it and protect yourself from it.
How to Have a Real “Good Faith” Debate
In today’s trying political climate, it may seem impossible to have an open dialogue instead of a nasty debate. Here’s how to engage those you don’t agree with — without screaming at them. There’s an old adage that dictates that you shouldn’t discuss politics, sex, […]
The Veterans Risking Their Lives To Protect BLM Protesters in Portland
In July, veterans of all races organized to form a wall of protection around protestors in Portland. One organizer explains how he helped form the Wall of Vets. 2020 has seen tumultuous times — pandemic, civil unrest, and economic downturn. But, thankfully, folks from all […]
Why We Need the Post Office and What We Should Do To Save It
Founded in 1772, the USPS has always been a key component of American democracy. Now, it’s under severe threat. “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds,” is the motto of the […]
LGBTQ+ Community Continues to Face Discrimination When Adopting in America
LGBTQ+ families trying to adopt in the U.S. still face tremendous levels of discrimination. Here’s what you can do if you think you’ve been discriminated against.
Understanding the Problem with the Phrase “All Lives Matter”
Here’s the problem with the phrase “All Lives Matter:” It’s inherently disingenuous because all lives won’t matter until Black lives matter, too.
The Whistleblower: Risking Everything in the Pursuit of Justice
Since the days of Nixon and Watergate, whistleblowers have been front and center in the effort to expose corruption, unethical behavior, illegal activity, and abuse from inside politics and businesses. While not every whistleblower gains the household name recognition of well-known whistleblowers like Anita Hill, […]