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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

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.

The economy of reading is rapidly collapsing. If we can bail out banks, why not the book industry?

What Caroline Kennedy lacks as an appointee to the Senate, Tom Geoghegan possesses as a Congressional candidate.

Ten great groups that help people who are worse off than you are.

Obama should make gender equality a keystone of his presidency--and the economic stimulus is a great place to start.

Finally, a prochoice president. Here are five ways to solidify his position.

God's gift to journalism--and to feminism.

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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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