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How Amazon Fights For the Right to Dehumanize Its Workers
Capitalism / Class / I Hate America

How Amazon Fights For the Right to Dehumanize Its Workers

On October 8th, The Supreme Court heard oral arguments  for Integrity Staffing Solutions vs. Busk, an important new case that raises questions over the nature of work, compensation, and what it means to be “on the clock.” The genesis of the dispute is in a lawsuit filed by warehouse workers for an Amazon subcontractor in Reno, Nevada. … Continue reading

How to Get Away With Murder Is Everything “That” New York Times Review Said It Is
Feminism / Race / TV

How to Get Away With Murder Is Everything “That” New York Times Review Said It Is

Like everyone else on the internet, I heard about the New York Times review of the first episode of How to Get Away With Murder, wherein the author used the phrase “Angry black woman” to describe Viola Davis’ character in the show. Shonda Rhimes, show runner of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, probably didn’t need anyone’s help … Continue reading

America’s Foreign Policy Is So Shady, People Think It Formed ISIS
I Hate America / Internet / News / Politics

America’s Foreign Policy Is So Shady, People Think It Formed ISIS

Hopefully everyone reading this has at least heard of ISIS. The jihadist militia, an unrecognized Sunni state, has been in the news for the past few months for its meteoric rise to power in Syria and Iraq. In August, President Obama pledged to take military action against ISIS to prevent the ethnic cleansing of the … Continue reading

Don’t Buy the Hype: FCKH8 is Just Another For-Profit Company
Capitalism / Culture / Race

Don’t Buy the Hype: FCKH8 is Just Another For-Profit Company

FCKH8 has built a good image for itself. It emerged out of the controversy following California’s Proposition 8, which was on the ballot in 2008 to repeal same sex marriage. Now some years later, with over 300,000 likes on Facebook, over 40,000 Twitter followers, and endorsements from Jane Lynch, Dan Savage, and the eighth horcrux … Continue reading