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Shelagh (shay-luh) Dolan is a Brooklyn-based writer and digital content creator who worships cats and would spend all of her money on concerts if she could. Follow her on Twitter @ShelaghDolan.
Toxic masculinity has been enjoying a Renaissance period since the election of Donald Trump. Instead of simply talking over women or implying sexist and sexualized thoughts with coded language like the good old days, some men now feel empowered to just come right out and say it—like this past December, when Fox News’ Tucker Carlson told Teen Vogue political columnist Lauren Duca live on-air to “stick to thigh-high boots.” For women in the media, it...
What if—hear me out—what if we used empathy and altruism as a business model? That’s what Michael Angelakos asked during the FORTUNE Venture Stage’s music and tech afternoon at Northside Festival Innovation on Thursday. The mastermind behind Passion Pit, which just turned 10 years old, isn’t interested in churning out hits or making albums based on what record labels want. “I think overemphasizing the sale of music is missing the point,” he said to an...
Despite what all of us had been thinking the day it came out in December, the devil horned M of Donald Trump’s TIME Person of the Year cover was tragically pure coincidence. “That’s just the way our logo works,” said Creative Director D.W. Pine. “We actually had to do huge galleries on TIME.com that had 40 versions of when we’d done this before with other people—including the Pope.” Delivering Thursday’s opening FORTUNE Venture panel at Northside...
The public perception and conversation surrounding mass incarceration is much different today than it was when Piper Kerman walked out of FCI Danbury in 2005. Back then, a nation that had chosen to lock up more of its citizens than any other society in history had been missing a critical perspective, she said: the voices of those most deeply impacted. On the eve of the Season 5 premiere of Orange Is the New Black, Kerman,...

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