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Michelle Goldberg

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Michelle Goldberg

Michelle Goldberg

Michelle Goldberg is a Nation senior contributing writer and the author of, among other books, the forthcoming The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West.


News and Features

Conservatives are suddenly very unhappy to see moral judgments about sex and families invading the corporate realm.

With liberal hopes dashed in Washington, political energy is gathering in cities, where social change is actually possible.

The fate of Carole Vance and Kim Hopper should worry everyone who wants academics to play a larger role in public debates.

Empowered by social media, feminists are calling one another out for ideological offenses. Is it good for the movement? And whose movement is it?

Research says yes. So why are conservative policy makers pushing marriage as a panacea for poverty?

According to many conservatives, the poor have it easy.

How the American right’s obsession with male status legitimated the transition to a neoliberal ethos.

A consolidated publishing industry, along with the right-wing media machine, has fostered the market for extremist hit jobs.

Margaret Sanger’s legacy continues to haunt debates about abortion and family planning.


It’s way too early to bet the future of the country on the Clintons’ ability to avoid scandal.
As long as the GOP can put a patina of reasonableness over its conservative ideology, its candidates stand a chance.
The new documentary The Hunting Ground is a reminder that the campus rape crisis is real.
We don't yet know what drove killer Craig Stephen Hicks, but American Muslims are more often victims of ideological violence than...
A minimally responsible Republican Party would not pander to this sort of thing. But that, of course, is not what we have.
The new political correctness is real, even if it isn’t always wrong.
The famous blogger needn’t panic. Twitter’s new partnership with the feminist group WAM! is an attempt to fight abuse, not...
Last night was not much more than a flailing, inchoate protest vote against the status quo.