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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

"We are in a funding emergency today," read the e-mail from the New York
Abortion Access Fund.

By the time you read this, the invasion of Iraq may have begun--or it
may be over.

The February 15 demonstration in New York was huge, exciting,
exhilarating--despite the weather (brrrr) and the heavy hand of the NYPD
(see below).

So Laura Bush will not, after all, be discussing the works of Emily
Dickinson, Walt Whitman and Langston Hughes with a selected group of
American poets at the White House on February 12.

My friend Ruth Rosen, who writes a terrific column for the San
Francisco Chronicle
, advised her readers to go to the antiwar
marches organized by International ANSWER but to take their o

One of my cherished childhood memories is of my petite, polite mother
closing the front door firmly on two hulking FBI agents who wanted to
come in and ask her questions.

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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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