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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

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

Forget common ground--it's time to divide up the country.

I never thought I would miss unfair, infuriating, over-the-top Andrea Dworkin.

Maybe, just maybe, the religious right and its Republican friends have
finally gone too far with the Terri Schiavo case.

Women don't shout. Women don't like politics. Women shrink from intellectual debate. Women don't try.

Beijing Plus 10, the follow-up on the momentous 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, is opening at the United Nations as I write, and like other UN gatherings since George W.

As the saying goes, behind every successful woman is a man who is surprised. Harvard president Larry Summers apparently is that man.

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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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