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The Serious Dangers of Tampons—And You Have to Pay Taxes on Them as Well

The Serious Dangers of Tampons—And You Have to Pay Taxes on Them as Well

Laura Strausfeld

ANALYSIS

Co-published with Alternet. Now that we’re living under a political regime hostile to women's health, there's more risk than ever for those using this essential commodity.

How Gentrification Puts Creative Urbanites in a Bind

How Gentrification Puts Creative Urbanites in a Bind

Laura Kiesel

ESSAY

Co-published with AlterNet. For the creative class, living in the cities that advance their aspirations means accepting a Faustian bargain.

The North Dakota Fracking Boom

The North Dakota Fracking Boom

Evelyn Nieves

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with AlterNet. This is a story about one tribal nation grappling with the stresses of life during oil time - housing, traffic, crime, crowds, their quality of life.