Would Marx beat Engels at Fortnite?
‘Marx at the Arcade: Consoles, Controllers, and Class Struggle’ is a new, sociological investigation of how videogames and gaming fit into contemporary capitalism.
Australia’s prime minister has a pants-shitting problem
Did the right-wing leader really poo all over himself at a suburban McDonald’s in 1997? Search your heart and you will know it’s true.
Finally, the nostalgia industry has come for something I love
The ‘Final Fantasy VII’ remake threatens to turn me into one of those awful guys who complains about my childhood being ruined.
Having two dogs at once is way harder than having one dog twice
Will our next president be Bill de Blasioon?
Remembering a special moment in history.
AAFU: I just found out my boyfriend is pro-life
Is this a dealbreaker?
Oh, you’re freelance? Good luck renting an apartment.
Pre-gig economy requirements make renting unnecessarily difficult for New York City freelancers.
How to protest campus cops and save lives
Student organizers at Johns Hopkins University were arrested after a month-long occupation objecting to the arrival of a private police force on campus.
Anatomy of the Wife Guy
Not every guy with a wife is a wife guy, and not all wife guys have wives.
Everything should take 20 minutes
It’s the ideal amount of time for all tasks.
More cops won’t keep us safe
Americans have come to think of vast, unaccountable policing as normal and wise. It’s not.
Uber has $132 million earmarked for settling lawsuits from its drivers
The company, which is now publicly traded, should really stop saying its drivers aren’t employees.
How much would you pay to never use Tinder again?
Being single is very expensive, maybe paying a premium matchmaker thousands of dollars to meet someone isn’t so crazy.
Towards a unified theory of Resistance Lit™️
The Trump era has cursed us with way too many books about norms that no one cares about, rules that no one follows, and conspiracy theories too convenient to ever be true.
The aesthetic case for fake meat
Eating vegan meat substitutes is more than the ethical choice, it’s the delicious one.
It’s all fun and games until the horse gets canceled
Donald Trump wants us to stop “horsing around” with all this political correctness stuff.
Where is the left on gun control?
Despite the upswing of progressive politics, little has been said about our country’s problem with guns.
I made $15 betting on Donald Trump’s tweets (and you can too!)
PredictIt, which calls itself “The Stock Market for Politics” combines political punditry with legal gambling.
I’m a North Carolina public school teacher. Here’s why I’m walking out today.
Teachers all over the country are mobilizing in defense of public education.
Taking mushrooms for depression cured me of my atheism
Psilocybin not only eased my depression, it showed me a new way to live.