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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

A Wesleyan student is stalked and killed by a man with a gun and a mind full of hate.

I should have been a member of the torture creative class, because now I would be having a good life.

We take it for granted that when men hit, it's up to women to run away. Except, some of them stay.

Yesterday's fist-bumping radical is today's mom in chief.

Atlantic blogger Ross Douthat joins the New York Times's op-ed lineup. Depressing.

Will the skewed values of the boom years give way to a spirit of generosity toward the poor?

Two decades after the Ayatollah Khomeini called for a fatwa against Salman Rushdie, not much has changed on either side of the cultural divide.

The global economic crisis is showing how wishful was the notion that philanthropy could save the world.

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

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