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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

The Clintons’ former nemesis created an apparatus to fend off their enemies—right and left.

The line between respecting civil liberties and protecting victims is anything but clear.

The so-called “Swedish model” banning the purchase but not the sale of sex is catching on in Europe. But does it work? And for whom?

The 52,000 unaccompanied children who have shown up at the border are fleeing gang violence and have valid claims to asylum.

Virtually everyone agrees the system is broken. But while some feminists want colleges to deliver justice, others argue it’s just not their job. Who is right?

If Monica Lewinsky were a man, she would have transcended the Clinton scandal long ago.

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?


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.
If Democrats lose Senate races in North Carolina and Iowa, will the party stop campaigning on reproductive rights?
Cuomo's creation of the Women’s Equality Party is an attempt to use feminism against the Working Families Party, the real...
The stalking, harassment and defaming of women online shows the importance of cyber civil rights. 
Taken literally, California’s new law mandating an affirmative consent standard on college campuses could redefine a lot of...
Either neither of them have a place on college campuses, or both do.