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Here’s How Millennials Can Fix Their (Scrambled) Nest Eggs

This is how you get millennials to care about fiscal responsibility

At this point in my life, I am nearly $50,000 in debt. So I went out and spent $100 on brunch last weekend. Weirdly, it helped.

Any sane person would interpret the above combination as someone making extremely bad life choices, but the coexistence of brunch and debt are hallmarks of the millennial generation. Though, to be fair, millennials aren’t the most debt-strapped demographic (largely due to our lack of mortgages).

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Some Inconvenient Truths About The Women’s March On Washington

Mere steps from the White House, Saturday’s protest was empowering, historic—and very revealing

What began as a slapdash Facebook event created in the days following the 2016 presidential election by a handful of white women with no grassroots organizing experience resulted Saturday in a staggering, record-breaking global demonstration of solidarity and resistance. Nearly 5 million people are estimated to have gathered in the streets around the world to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump and the polarizing regime his administration has already begun to usher in. With over 670 sister rallies held in all 50 states and on every continent (including Antarctica), the Women’s March on Washington—initially intended to highlight women’s issues before expanding its official platform to include civil rights for people of color, the LGBTQ and disability communities, and refugees and undocumented immigrants—is now being called the largest U.S.-centric protest in history.

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Anita Sarkeesian Is No Ordinary Woman

The feminist critic tells GOOD about life after Gamergate and her new video series on women who shaped history

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When most people think of the name “Anita Sarkeesian,” the second thing they think of is “Gamergate.” This despite the fact that the infamous harassment campaign which targeted women in the video game industry technically kicked off two years after Sarkeesian was first besieged with abuse for Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, a video series dedicated to deconstructing misogyny in gaming culture.

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