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It’s also transit’s Most Improved Player

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How young people are using wit and dry humor to overcome toxic work culture

Illustration: Scott Gelber for GEN


Active Voice

The 29-year-old founder of Ethel’s Club had to make a hard pivot last year, but she knew it was important to stick to her vision

Photo Illustration: Save As/Medium; source photo courtesy of Naj Austin


The Clinton years aren’t what we really miss — it’s the power of being older and knowing better

Cuba Gooding Jr., Soleil Moon Frye, and Jared Leto in 1991. Photo: Barry King/Getty Images


How I Got Radicalized

She was a Mormon homemaker who just wanted to take part in the market economy. Then it all came crashing down.

An illustration of a Beanie Baby with a star print and the U.S. flag on its chest. Behind the beanie baby is a generic stock market image.
An illustration of a Beanie Baby with a star print and the U.S. flag on its chest. Behind the beanie baby is a generic stock market image.
Photo Illustration: Save As/Medium; Source: Getty Images


Illustration: Katty Huertas for GEN

With his new book, the CNN anchor thinks he knows exactly how to reach them — by being who he’s always been


An anti-Semitic slur used during a Twitch livestream embodies the casual toxicity found in gaming culture

Photo: SeventyFour/Getty


I may never win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, or Tony. But damn it, I will touch all the awards.

Frances McDormand with her best actress Oscar in 1997. Photo: Steve Starr / Corbis via Getty Images


Illustration showing Asian Americans protesting, covid virus, anti-Asian hate on the streets, small businesses closing, portraying a tumultuous 2020.
Illustration showing Asian Americans protesting, covid virus, anti-Asian hate on the streets, small businesses closing, portraying a tumultuous 2020.
Illustration by Mark Wang for GEN

The Conversation

Alexander Chee and Cathy Park Hong on how the pandemic has cracked open discrimination against Asian American communities

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