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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

There was plenty of
gloomy news for women in 2003. American women make just under 80
cents on the male dollar for full-time, year-round work.

When did Christmas shopping become a patriotic duty, the contemporary equivalent of collecting tin cans in World War II?

Will someone please explain to me how permitting gays and lesbians to marry threatens the institution of marriage?

All right, so maybe Howard Dean could have thought of a better way of
reaching out to white Southern men than saying he wanted "to be the
candidate for guys with Confederate flags in their pick

Why is it that "think pieces" about women and work and kids and marriage
always leave one suspecting that the minute these
corporate-lawyers-turned-stay-at-home-moms hang up the phone on the
r

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What's the matter with conservatives? Why can't they relax and be happy?
They have the White House, both houses of Congress, the majority of
governorships and more money than God.

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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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