Guest post on Secular Organizations for Sobriety/Save Our Selves. SOS needs help to stay in operation. If you can help out, I strongly encourage you to send some money their way.

Worse than Wal-Mart: Amazon’s sick brutality and secret history of ruthlessly intimidating workers. [TW: Horrible Working Conditions] In case you were wondering if you should buy something from Amazon ever again.

Whole Foods: America’s Temple of Pseudoscience. Whole Foods: Probably as bad as the Creation Museum.

PLOS’ New Data Policy: Public Access to Data. You get the data! You get the data! Everyone gets the data!

“I Give Up”: Battle Cry of the Privileged. Both Piers Morgan and Alec Baldwin are withdrawing from public life in the face of all the meanies who call them out on their privilege.

Scott Walker Ordered a Woman Fired Because She Modeled Thongs. Scott Walker Would Love Reddit. [TW: Sexism] For all one of you who doubted that Scott Walker was a horrible human being.

Why Stephen Colbert’s Transphobic Jokes Are Not Satirizing Transphobia. [TW: Transphobia] Surprise! Colbert’s transphobic jokes are just transphobic.

Yes I can say there is no God: An open letter to atheists. We need to stop pretending that saying “Well we can’t really know” isn’t just waffling.

I’m the Duke University Porn Star and for the First Time I’m Telling the Story in My Words. [TW: Misogyny, Slut-shaming, Rape Apology] A college freshman defends her choice of sex work and responds to some of the awful things people said to her.