When It Comes To Anti-Semitism, Are You Listening to The Community?

On issues involving Israel, be sure you’re listening to the right community…


The Cancel Monster

Social media “mobs” are relatively powerless. Why is there so much fear of them?


People Who “Pretend” To Be Shitty Are Frequently Just Shitty

Louis C.K. was exactly the person he depicted…


The 25 Worst Headlines of 2018

In this Year Of Very Bad Takes, Lyta Gold rounds up the absolute worst…


The Disappearance

FICTION: A story from California…


Ask Lyta (Or Don’t, She’ll Tell You Anyway)

Unsolicited Advice: the “Retire, Bitch” edition…


Micro Opinions

On virtue-signalling, Siri, and David Brooks’s “bisexuality”…


Current Affairs’ Comparative Mythology Exam

Identify the principles of masculine order and feminine chaos…


The Dismal Frontier

What is Star Trek without the socialism?


Junot Díaz and The Myth of Male Genius

How a male writer’s “brilliance” is used to explain away his obvious misogyny…


Quiz: Which Dystopia Have I Found Myself In?

Humanity has many possible futures. But which one is yours?


Quiz: Is Your Feminism Angry Enough?

Not 100% sure? Quiz yourself.


The Centrist’s Guide To History

A tour through great moments in moderation…


Could YOU Be A New York Times Opinion Columnist?

A test to see whether you’ve got what it takes…


Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and the Status Quo

How speculative fiction lost its ability to imagine alternatives to capitalism…


The Sleep of the Silicon Princes

A short play about little boys…