Bush is on the defensive. The GOP is mired in corruption. The media are waking up. Civil liberties are beginning to matter. See? Good things did happen in 2005.
Tsunami. Hurricane. Earthquake. War. Poverty. Injustice. It's been a
tough year, but here's a list of extraordinary groups who deserve a
place on your holiday gift list.
Maureen Dowd has done her best to declare feminism dead. But by
insisting that men are scared of spunky successful women, it doesn't
occur to her that she is promoting, rather than reporting on, the
problem she describes.
As the backlash against women gets daily more open and absurd, our
real-life female politicians seem paralyzed. It's up to television now:
Run, Geena, run!
Dear Karl Rove: Just in case Harriet Miers doesn't work out,
why not nominate me?
Why does the New York Times feel compelled to perpetuate the
myth that smart, striving women are increasingly opting out of a career
to be stay-at-home moms?
Intellectually, scientifically, even artistically, fundamentalism is a road to nowhere, because it insists on fidelity to revealed truths that are not true.
Thirty summers ago, Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run exploded the cynicism and complacency of a morally exhausted era and gave a new generation reason to believe in rock and roll.
How can women be equal before Islamic law, according to which they are unequal?
Feminists for Life fails to acknowledge women as moral agents. And in that sense, they aren't feminists at all.