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Why I Want A Degree In My Hand Before A Ring On My Finger
My parents came to this country without knowing how they would lead their lives, but they were adamant their kids would lead better ones through the power of education. When my parents left Bangladesh, they were faced with vitriol, especially from family and friends. People felt they were betraying the country by leaving. My mother…
Yes, AOC Can Still Be A Democratic Socialist & Wear A $14,000 Suit For Vanity Fair
While it's common knowledge that clothing worn for magazine photoshoots is usually loaned, this was simply just an excuse: It’s easier for people to criticize AOC because she is a threat — both to Republicans, for whom she challenges the tenuous grasp on power they currently hold, and to establishment Democrats, for whom she risks…
One Good Thing: A nonfiction portrait of witchcraft that becomes a spiritual quest
One Good Thing is Vox’s recommendations series. In each edition, we’ll tell you about something from the world of culture that we think you should check out. This week, in honor of Halloween, we’re summoning five recommendations involving witches. When I first started reading Alex Mar’s 2015 nonfiction book Witches of America, I couldn’t help…
One of Barrett’s first cases asks if religion is a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people
Just one day after the election, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that could hand religious conservatives total victory in a longstanding battle over whether the Constitution protects the right to discriminate against LGBTQ people on religious grounds. On Wednesday, the justices will hear a case brought by a government contractor…
How do you put on a comedy show when laughter is a risk?
It became clear, at the beginning of the pandemic, that the live-events industry was in a dangerous predicament. American legislators deemed grocery stores and pharmacies essential businesses, meaning they’ve remained open throughout even the most chaotic moments of 2020. Restaurants offered takeout and delivery to stymie the losses from the lack of dine-in service, and…