“A young mother rents a house near Milwaukee. The previous tenant tells her, ‘Baby, they shouldn’t have let you move in.'”
What It’s Like to Travel When You Have a ‘Bad’ Passport
“I am always an immigrant, never an expatriate. As an immigrant, to even visit a country, you must prove not just your legality, but your worth.”
‘It’s An iPad, Not An usPad’: Douglas Rushkoff on Digital Isolation
“There’s no Dropbox plan that will let us upload body and soul to the cloud. We are still here on the ground, with the same people and on the same planet we are being encouraged to leave behind.”
The Privileged Have Entered Their Escape Pods
“There’s no Dropbox plan that will let us upload body and soul to the cloud. We are still here on the ground, with the same people and on the same planet we are being encouraged to leave behind.” Author and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff asks: how much are we allowed to use technology and our […]
Leaning In with Alex P. Keaton
Born with serious CEO aspirations, Nicole Cyrus found her role model in a white kid from an ’80s sitcom.
National Parks: A Reading List
Jacqueline Alnes considers the wealth, privilege, racism, and violence inherent in our relationships with U.S. National Parks.
Whiteness on the Couch
Clinical psychologist Natasha Stovall looks at the vast spectrum of white people problems, and why we never talk about them in therapy.
What It’s Like to Grow Up With More Money Than You’ll Ever Spend
An interview with filmmaker, activist and heiress Abigail Disney, in which she speaks very frankly about how inheriting a fortune can compromise one’s moral compass and corrupt the soul.
A Visit to Opioid Country
In this personal essay, Aaron Thier contemplates the connections between privilege, addiction, and recovery.
When Financial Privilege is Mistakenly Assumed
Lilly Dancyger speaks out about her humble upbringing.