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14 perspectives more inclusive and less stigmatizing of single people than Justice Kennedy’s

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Active Voice

The 26-year-old activist is reimagining new social and political norms

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I work in fast food — cleaning, grilling, smiling — and I know why you don’t want me to earn $15 an hour

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To march on a highway is to declare bravery in the face of danger — and an unwillingness to lose

A protest for justice for Breonna Taylor in New York City. Photo: David Dee Delgado/Getty Images


The new moral minority could take some lessons from the old Moral Majority

Isolated hands holding megaphones in different poses.
Isolated hands holding megaphones in different poses.
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I cried for George Floyd, but I couldn’t be out there for him

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MEDIUM RARE

In this week’s digest of stories from the Medium Universe, writers are calling it quits on principle, and having no regrets

  • Following Betts’ resignation, fellow Master Sommelier Brian McClintic said he too…


I’m numb to the fact that my city is in ruins

Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 30, 2020. Photo: Star Tribune via Getty Images


What marks these protests is their longevity and camaraderie

Protesters in Oakland, California, on June 3. Photo: Philip Pacheco/Getty Images

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