Culture

Why We Loot

Looting has a bad reputation, but from the Battle of Corinth to the L.A. riots, it’s been a mainstay of civilization — and its ‘morality’ depends on who’s in power

The Pandemic Proves the ‘Bad Apple’ Police Narrative Is Bullshit

The American story of policing keeps getting darker under the specter of COVID-19

Customers Are Finding Shittier and Shittier Ways to Treat Service Workers

‘Essential work’ has always been stressful, low-paid and under-appreciated. But nothing could have prepared workers for being spit on, screamed at and even shot during the pandemic

‘Shade’ Has Lost All Meaning

If white celebrities aren’t engaging with the origins of shade, they’re just being mean online