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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

In this election, the deepest division was over whether we are all in this together. 

What Romney may privately believe is far less important than the bargains he has made with the far-right Christian base of his party.

Women were not the only ones left out of the last presidential debate. Here's what the next moderator should ask.

What if the right to be a jerk is where freedom begins?

In her loopy new book, the celebrity feminist acknowledges that every woman is sexually unique, but then she argues that they're all the same—i.e., just like her.

As the country reels from two mass shootings in two weeks, meaningful gun restrictions feel as far away as ever.

The Affordable Care Act extends coverage to almost 14 million women. Ladies, give the president a hand.


Katha Pollitt
Katha Pollitt is well known for her wit and her keen sense of both the...