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Why Is This Man Running for President? (Ep. 362)

Andrew Yang supports a universal basic income (a “Freedom Dividend”), the use of “social credits,” and a White House psychologist. (Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Collision) In the American Dream sweepstakes, Andrew Yang was a pretty big winner. But for every winner, he came to realize, there are thousands upon thousands of losers — a “war on normal […]

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Why I Make My Family Separate Meals

I think my favorite part of motherhood is all the rules—don’t you agree? Like, if you’re tired of fighting your kid and let them go without a coat, did you know they’re going to die of pneumonia by 9 a.m.? But also, you need to not fight it and “let them learn” because “they’ll wear […]

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To The Exhausted Mom Who Never Gets A Break

You stare out the window and wonder how you got here. Your abdomen, soft and pillowy from the battle scars of child birth, presses against the countertop near the kitchen sink. Below you, the dishes are piled up, smelling of soured milk and discarded oat cereal, breakfast long since forgotten. The lunch dishes are smeared […]

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A Week In New York City On A $68,224 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love […]

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Why I Sometimes I Miss Sleeping Around

Let me start here: I really, really, really love my husband. We are in a 100% committed, monogamous relationship. Adultery is not on the table. We have plenty of sex — more than the average 18-29 year old, who’s only doing it a measly twice a week, when we get it on an average of 4-5 […]

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Let’s Evolve Hispanic Heritage Month

Some of us know that when the leaves begin to turn, and autumn nears, we’re approaching Hispanic Heritage Month. We start to see it pop up online and across programming on TV that celebrates it. Is it September? October? And what does it really mean? Here’s a quick 101. Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 […]

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The Litas

This is a film about Gevin Fax, the oldest member of the women motorcycle collective, The Litas. Growing up in Los Angeles as an African American lesbian in the 1960s, Gevin found that the world wasn’t always forgiving. She started riding dirt bikes at the age of twelve which distanced her even further from the […]

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A Week In Rapid City, SD, On A $41,600 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Want even more Money Diaries, plus $$$ advice from a kick-ass, all-female team of financial advisors, and […]

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A Week In Philadelphia, PA, On A $65,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Today: a maternal fetal medicine physician who makes $65,000 per year and spends some of her money […]

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