privilege

What A 90-Year-Old Dementia Patient Taught Me About Privilege

Being cognitively aware on a surface level that your friends and coworkers experience rampant prejudice is different from having it directed at you.

Being cognitively aware on a surface level that your friends and coworkers experience rampant prejudice is different from having it directed at you.

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Depression Doesn't Care How Much Money You Have

Kate Spade Wallet (Image credit: Joni Edelman)

I am here to tell you to stop judging other people’s outsides and making value judgments on their insides. Depression doesn't care but you should!

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The "Nazi" Cop Is From My Town, And It's A Problem

Words mean things, and these words from a Nazi cop harken back to a time of atrocious action.

How are we supposed to feel safe from neo-Nazis if those protecting us align with them? We can easily do better than this, when dealing with this Nazi cop.

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When "Free Speech" Silences Marginalized Voices

Those who advocate for free speech the most vocally tend to be silent when marginalized people are censored.

When marginalized people respond to hateful speech with more speech, they often risk their physical safety — not just their comfort. Free speech is complex.

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Understanding My Privilege As A Mixed Race Woman With White Family

The author and her niece — so much cute!

I have my own army who fights against injustice. I have a mother who handed out fliers boycotting grapes during Cesar Chavez’s unionizing efforts. I have an aunt and uncle who told me never to question the importance of affirmative action.

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Harvard Rejects 10 Incoming Freshmen For Disgusting 'Dark Memes' & Holy Hell Where Are These Kids' Parents?

These Harvard kids are the children of entitlement and their parents are just as culpable for those memes as they are.

At least ten students from the incoming class of Harvard freshmen have had their offers rescinded for posting "dark humor" memes. These memes aren't funny, they're beyond offensive, and these parents are absolutely culpable for their children's behavior.

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The Struggle With Fast Fashion (And Other Problems Of Privilege)

What happens when organic food prices out those who are struggling just to stay out of bankruptcy?

This is the thing about being poor, this kind of discernment comes at a price you can’t afford.

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Finding And Losing The Pagan Community Through Activism

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Finding And Losing The Pagan Community Through Activism

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Your Obsession With Travel Sure Feels Classist To Me

When you hold travel up on some kind of pedestal, you sound classist as hell. Image: Joshua Earle/Unsplash.

I don’t get out much — and it’s not because I don’t have a sense of adventure or don’t care about learning about the larger world: It’s because I’m broke.

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