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The Sexual Politics of 'Lady Bird'

By Emily Tamkin

Dec. 7, 2017

What a film set 15 years ago has to say about politics in 2017.

The Sexual Politics of 'Lady Bird'

What a film set 15 years ago has to say about politics in 2017.


How the FCC Might Soon Disconnect Students

The Commission has signaled that it might make cuts to a program that zaps the internet to millions of students across the country.


Germany's Coalition Crisis?

While the breakdown of Germany's coalition negotiations is unprecedented, it's unclear whether this is necessarily a symptom of collapse.


It's All in the Blood

In light of a recent pivot in the HIV fight, it's prudent to revisit America's long history of blood donation discrimination.


The Word 'Cyber' Now Means Everything

And nothing at all.


Community Choice Is Politically Possible in San Diego

A majority of the San Diego City Council is open to forming a government-run agency to buy power—though it's not yet a done deal.