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Many Americans have long had limited opportunities for recreation. Think of them before you complain.

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Dismantling white supremacy within 12-step recovery groups

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The Medium Universe would like to speak to the manager about this (in)famous meme

  • Phoebe Maltz Bovy expertly details why everyone is suddenly talking about “Karen” — the viral meme meant to torch the archetype of an entitled middle-aged white woman — and how debates around the meme’s treatment toward issues of race, privilege, and gender often miss the mark. “The ‘Karen’ question is really the problem with ambivalent spots on the privilege hierarchy,” she writes. …


Women are increasingly rejecting the idea that they can follow their bliss into having it all

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