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Michelle Goldberg

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Michelle Goldberg

Michelle Goldberg

Michelle Goldberg is a senior contributing writer at The Nation. She is the author of The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of the World, and Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism.


News and Features

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.

As abortion rights are eroded and fetuses are endowed with personhood, women are ending up in jail.

Congressman Peter King's dark fantasies about American Muslims are intruding on reality.

Sarah Palin breathes new life into the religious right's vitiated political movement.

As the Palin bandwagon gathers steam, progressive Alaskans who know her raise objections.


The former Times executive editor seems to have been pushed out for defending fundamental journalistic principles. 
After today's egregious Supreme Court decision, expect a lot more sectarian prayer at local government events
Some anti-abortion activists are agreeing with feminists: Tennessee’s new law criminalizing pregnant women is awful. So why did it...
Without hope, the horror of climate change paralyzes rather than politicizes.
A young Occupy Wall Street activist ended up in the hospital after her arrest. So why is she the one being prosecuted for assault?
The left can only afford to be contemptuous of liberal values when the right isn't in charge. 
If the Supreme Court rules that corporations have the right to free exercise of religion in the Hobby Lobby case, what happens to civil...
Economic desperation among college students helps explain why millenials don’t believe in small government.