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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

Bad things happen when laws to protect fetuses are turned against the women who carry them.

The great Polish poet disclaimed grand political schemes in favor of irony, wit, skepticism and the individual.

Shouldn't it be obvious that birth control coverage is about women's health, not “religious freedom”?

It’s true that Paul has brought important issues to the national debate. It’s also true that he’s a reactionary crank.

He’s against most of what we’re for. What is it with progressive mancrushes on right-wing Republicans?

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The president must decide what is more important: pandering to the Catholic hierarchy or protecting women's health.

There is a message here about masculine privilege.


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