On Our Radar: Feminist News Round-Up

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Here's what's on our radar today!

• Sit down and get comfortable (and then angry) to read this in-depth piece on how American prisons use those incarcerated for cheap—and unregulated—labor. [The American Prospect]

• Reni Eddo-Lodge discusses racism in the beauty and fashion industry, from the runway to the drugstore aisle—and how women online are changing the tide. [The Feminist Times]

• Given Adam Plunkett's condescending review of Patricia Lockwood's new collection of poetry, Mallory Ortberg has a handy guide on how to not review women's writing. [The Toast]

• The Collection Editor for the Medium blog Ladybits describes her tenure at the fledgling online publishing space and then bids adieu. [Medium]

• In the least surprising news today, Seth MacFarlene's new film, A Million Ways to Die in the West, is actually a "love letter to the Nice Guy Myth." [Daily Dot]

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by Kjerstin Johnson
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Kjerstin Johnson is a writer and editor in Portland, Oregon. She is the former editor in chief of Bitch. She tweets at @kajerstin

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