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

Illustration: Scott Gelber for GEN


The Way We Work Now

‘I did a parody of the WAP dance that made me go viral’

Photo illustration; source: Dr. Richard Lam’s TikTok


Column

Social media may feel like some women’s only route to justice

Close up of a teenager using her smartphone. Her face is obscured by her phone.
Close up of a teenager using her smartphone. Her face is obscured by her phone.
Photo: Peter Dazeley/The Image Bank/Getty Images


Social isolation, pandemic threats, and the last year of Trump put a new emphasis on being authentically yourself

Photo illustration; sources: Jack Taylor, Amy Sussman, Sabrina Bracher, Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images


Police officers are flocking to the platform, hoping to go viral and maybe even change people’s perceptions of law enforcement

Illustration: Katie Carey

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