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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

Remember Barry Commoner's presidential campaign in 1980 on the Citizens' Party ticket? I thought not.

Progressives are really grasping at straws these days. First we're supposed to get excited because Ralph Nader is running for President as a Green.

On January 30, 1985, 19-year-old Bernard Baran was convicted of molesting five 3-, 4- and 5-year-old boys and girls at the Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC) in Pittsfield, Massachusetts,

Isn't it curious how often the policy disaster that is posited as the thing that will never happen takes place within minutes?

Like countless parents, Cynthia Stewart of Oberlin, Ohio, is an ardent amateur photographer who loves to take pictures of her child.

One of the favorite tactics of pro-lifers--especially ones who are self-described "progressives"--is to accuse abortion rights supporters of being anti-child, hyperindividualistic, unwilling to p

My father disapproved of the "Sensation" show at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. He thought it was bad for the Jews.

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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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