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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.


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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?

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.


The 5-4 decision strikes a blow against women’s rights and expands corporate power.
Nearly a third of American women will have an abortion at some point in their lives, but it’s an experience we almost never see on...
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.