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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

Intellectually, scientifically, even artistically, fundamentalism is a road to nowhere, because it insists on fidelity to revealed truths that are not true.

How can women be equal before Islamic law, according to which they are unequal?

Feminists for Life fails to acknowledge women as moral agents. And in that sense, they aren't feminists at all.

Should pro-choicers just give up and let Roe go?

Reframing abortion takes the issue out of its real-life context, which is the experience of women.

People who believe in academic freedom should denounce CUNY's treatment of an atheist professor.

Thanks to the wonders of reproductive science, you too can have a virgin birth.

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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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