Honey Bees, Worker Bees, and the Economic Violence of Land Grabs

Honey Bees, Worker Bees, and the Economic Violence of Land Grabs

Melissa Chadburn

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Co-published with Longreads. Melissa Chadburn challenges her own belief that environmental justice issues are reserved for people of privilege.

My Family Was On A TLC Reality Show. Here’s The Dark Secret That Never Aired.

My Family Was On A TLC Reality Show. Here’s The Dark Secret That Never Aired.

Cynthia Jeub

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Co-published with HuffPost. Twelve years ago, Cynthia Jeub appeared on a TLC reality TV show featuring large families. But the cameras didn’t capture everything, especially the abuse she suffered at the hands of her “Quiverfull” parents.

What's the Common Denominator Among Sexual Harassers? Too Often, It's Money

What's the Common Denominator Among Sexual Harassers? Too Often, It's Money

Alissa Quart

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Co-published with The GuardianThe greater the imbalance of income and power, the more opportunity there is to take advantage. As a result, many women feel trapped by their abusers.

If You're in the Fight, Get Ready to Do the Work

If You're in the Fight, Get Ready to Do the Work

Melissa Chadburn

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Co-published with DAME MagazineActivists like undocumented worker Sandra Henriquez have put their lives on the line to protest injustice. Under a Trump administration, progressives might want to follow their lead.

 

For Those In Foster Care, ‘The Time Of The Readiness’ Is Charged

For Those In Foster Care, ‘The Time Of The Readiness’ Is Charged

Melissa Chadburn

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Co-published with The Establishment. After being heavily governed your whole life—told when to eat, when to sleep, when to come home—you’re suddenly set free to make your own choices. There is no other stop after foster care if you screw up—except for the emergency homeless shelter.