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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

If the boom years failed to lift poor mothers into the middle class, how are they faring now that the middle class is becoming the new poor?

For the Christian right, to reject a bigoted preacher is to deny "the right to pray."

Germany has problems--but on healthcare and gun control, it's way ahead of the States.

The Catholic Church's moral authority in the secular world is the most detestable aspect of the current scandal.

What makes for the most gender-egalitarian country in the world?

The Blue Dogs have gotten into his head.

The trouble with protesting the Tim Tebow ad: all most people see is pro-choicers trying to shut up a brave mother and her son.


Katha Pollitt
Katha Pollitt is well known for her wit and her keen sense of both the...