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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

The brouhaha over Hilary Rosen’s comments was not really about whether what stay-home mothers do is work.

Katniss Everdeen is a new kind of pop heroine. No boy-crazy shopaholic, she's a complex character on a quest of her own.

Here’s why you should make a major gift to an abortion fund.

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?


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