Jamie Trottier

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13 Vegan Meal-Prep Combinations So Good, You Won't Miss Meat

Making a conscious effort to eat a plant-based diet requires research and planning. If you're short on inspiration and feel like you've got a lifetime of steamed vegetables and boiled potatoes ahead, think again. Read on for 13 vegan meal-prep combinations that'll help you boss the switch to a …

Healthy Eating

The abhorrent treatment of a woman who suffered a stillbirth

We all should be outraged by Virginia’s treatment of Katherine Dellis detailed in the May 9 Metro article “A stillborn child, and a conviction in Virginia.” Ms. Dellis’s experience of being sentenced to five months in prison after having suffered a stillbirth sounds more like the human rights …

El Salvador

The Reckoning: What Junot Díaz Teaches Us About Internalized Misogyny

I was pissed.<p>I read Zinzi Clemmons’ tweet yesterday accusing Junot Díaz of sexual misconduct and thought, “Why the fuck would she do that?” I was …

Abortion, free speech, and the right to lie

One, as Paige Winfield Cunningham wrote in the <i>Washington Post</i> last month, is the notion of “viewpoint discrimination.” California’s “compelled …

The Dangerous Fallout of Making Abortion Illegal Is Already Happening

It was September of 2015 when a Tennessee woman named Anna Yocca allegedly stepped into a bathtub filled with warm water and inserted a wire hanger …

On the 45th anniversary of Roe v Wade, it’s time to highlight a hidden truth: restricting abortion means more maternal deaths<p>Ever since the anti-abortion movement claimed the “pro-life” label in the 1970s, the battle over reproductive rights has taken an apocalyptic tone. If the anti-abortion side …

Pro-life Movement

The Appalling Anti-Abortion Trend No One is Challenging in Court

In 2009 George Delgado, a family physician and founder of a crisis pregnancy center in California, got a call from a friend in El Paso, Texas. The …

Aziz Ansari sexual misconduct allegations stir fierce debate about consent

“Master of None” star Aziz Ansari has built a globally renowned persona as the witty, woke guy whose comedy explores the nuances of modern romance, …

Everyone Is Asking The Wrong Question In Response To The Allegations Against Aziz Ansari

On Saturday, women's website Babe published an exclusive report where a woman accused Aziz Ansari of sexual misconduct. The woman, who went by the …

WOMEN. DO. NOT. OWE. MEN. SEX.

The Aziz Ansari story is a disturbing reminder that men are taught to feel entitled to sex — and we allow them to<p>I was traveling through Greece in my …

“Oh My God, This Is So F---ed Up”: Inside Silicon Valley’s Secretive, Orgiastic Dark Side

Some of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley are regulars at exclusive, drug-fueled, sex-laced parties—gatherings they describe not as scandalous, or even secret, but as a bold, unconventional lifestyle choice. Yet, while the guys get laid, the women get screwed. In an adaptation from her new …

Silicon Valley

The U.S. is Not a Democracy, It Never Was

Photo by Daniel Huizinga | CC BY 2.0<p>One of the most steadfast beliefs regarding the United States is that it is a democracy. Whenever this conviction …

Political Science

Detailed anatomy of Wisconsin's election-rigging, racist voter suppression

In 2008 and 2012, Wisconsin ranked second in the USA for voter turnout; in 2016, following the enactment of a series of racist voter-suppression …

Government

Why Berkeley’s Battle Against White Supremacy Is Not About Free Speech

Meleiza Figueroa, David Palumbo-LiuThe alt-right’s First Amendment narratives just give cover to campaigns of intimidation.The post Why Berkeley’s …

Everything You Know About Trader Joe’s Is A Lie

The world is a mess right now, and even five minutes spent with the news is enough to induce an anxiety attack the levels of which have never before …

Conservatives claim to love “freedom” — but the historical record, and the evidence, suggest otherwise

A belief in individual freedoms is supposed to be the bedrock of conservative thinking. But that’s simply not so<p>For decades now — certainly since Ronald Reagan, if not before — conventional wisdom has held that conservatives and Republicans care more about freedom, while liberals and Democrats care …

The 10 most contaminated foods in your fridge you need to trash right now — and healthier alternatives

Reduce your exposure to harmful chemicals by replacing some of the toxic foods lurking in your fridge<p>As ubiquitous as chemical contamination is in our environment, we often don’t think about our food supply as carrying a high chemical load. But it can—and does. Much of this is added through …

6 beach reads that are super feminist

We’ve made it to the first official weekend of summer! Hooray! This is the season of “chilling out, maxing, relaxing all cool,” BUT that doesn’t mean …

Books