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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

Being a poor mother in the United States today means reusing diapers and struggling to afford food. But House Republicans think they have it too easy.

Think anti-abortion crazies are no longer wreaking havoc on clinics and providers? Think again.

Feminists were quick—too quick—to question the Facebook COO's motives for writing Lean In, her self-help manifesto.

Even if we like President Obama, do we want him to be a one-man death panel?

Now that women will be on the front lines in combat, maybe the country is finally ready to put gender equality in the Constitution.

Planned Parenthood has concluded that “choice” is not always the best rallying cry. But it can still pack a punch.

Honor the Newtown victims by supporting groups working to end the outrageous levels of violence in our society.

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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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