Lauren Schiller

What connects the white supremacist ideology of so-called white nationalists to extreme misogyny? Victimhood

For Jessica Reaves, the journey into the most hateful reaches of the internet began after the 2018 van attack in Toronto. A white male in his 20s plowed his vehicle into a crowd of pedestrians, killing 10 and injuring 16. After he was arrested, the driver told police that an online community of involuntary celibates, or “incels,” had radicalized him.

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Guaranteed income may be the answer to inequality

At a glance, the American economy is doing pretty well. Unemployment has hit a record low. The stock market just hit a record high. Millions of people are finding work in the "gig economy."

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The radical magic of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 'She embodies that willingness to just risk it'

Radicals are people who make waves in their time. They crash against the status quo again and again, eroding resistance until those radical waves ripple through time to become the new mainstream.

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Big lesson of 2018 for women: Patriarchy is the problem, not men

Does all this female empowerment we’re striving for lead to actual power? The kind of power that puts women in charge of our bodies, our workplaces, our laws and our futures? This season on the Inflection Point podcast, I invited people working in politics, business, tech and media who have a lot to say about empowerment to weigh in on these questions. Spoiler alert: the answers they gave led to more questions. But really, really important questions.

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Here's how men can put down their 'male fragility' to talk effectively about gender and sexism

While I’ve spent the past season of Inflection Point focusing on what women can do to have more real-world power, "Scene on Radio" host  John Biewen and his co-host, award-winning journalist Celeste Headlee, have been examining how the patriarchy we’re rising up against was formed in the first place — and what to do about it. But can we convince more men to see that it’s time for a change?

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Here's why your search results are racist and sexist: A conversation about Google’s blind spots

I know I am not alone when I say I think of Google as my second brain. It’s there when I want to remember something trivial, like that actor’s name in that movie or the title of that song stuck in my head. It’s there when I’m doing research on a guest or when I’m talking with my production team about an author or a recent article I read.

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