This Is America

This is America: The Art We’re Seeing in a Post-Trumpalyptic World On May 5 (ironically a day where many Americans appropriate the culture of many Mexicans to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo), the musician Childish Gambino released the music video for his new song titled “This is America”. If you haven’t seen it yet – go watch immediately – then return back here for some cultural analysis. Another important piece of recommended watching with this article is one of the many… Read More

Making History

It’s no secret that a “blue wave” is set to hit the U.S. Senate and Congress come November 2018 – if the fervent activism we’ve been seeing in the US stays strong. However, the wave is looking more rainbow and brown as well, not just blue. Many elections – both state and federal – are making history. Two inspiring examples come from Massachusetts and Georgia. For example, the Georgia made history by nominating the first woman of color from a… Read More

Upcoming MA Ballot Questions Makes Massachusetts At The Pulse Of USA Trans Rights

  As the midterm elections in November loom, progressive candidates and policy are on many politically active American’s minds. These midterm elections have most likely been on the minds of the same Americans since before Trump was even elected. The upcoming elections in November are undoubtedly the one of the most important midterm elections, if not one of the most important elections in all of United States history. Recently proposed policy regarding trans individuals in Massachusetts is another reason amongst… Read More

The Freelance Fight For Equal Pay

The “gig economy” is taking over—and the wage gap is coming along for the ride. According to Fast Company, as of October 2017 the average annual revenue for women was $15,400, or 24 percent less than men. And women freelancers are faring even worse: they make 32 percent less than their male self-employed counterparts. Our understanding of the wage gap has, by and large, been structured to office environments and other forms of organized employment. We know that women make less… Read More