Katha Pollitt



Katha Pollitt is a columnist forĀ The Nation.

Depression Confession Depression Confession

How will we know when women have achieved equality? Male politicians will all be bachelors.

Jun 10, 1999 / Column / Katha Pollitt

A Bronx Tale A Bronx Tale

You're 19, single, on welfare. You breast-feed your baby because you know breast is best. When the baby fails to gain weight, your mother says not to worry, you were even smaller...

May 27, 1999 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Humanitarian, All Too Humanitarian Humanitarian, All Too Humanitarian

Masses of people driven from their homes, murdered, maimed, raped, sent into panicked flight.

May 13, 1999 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Women’s Rights: As the World Turns Women’s Rights: As the World Turns

Does it seem to you that feminism this past year was just one long gargle over the meaning of Monica? That the biggest women's issue was whether oral sex is sex?

Mar 11, 1999 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Re: Juanita Broaddrick Re: Juanita Broaddrick

We will never know the truth behind Juanita Broaddrick's claim that Bill Clinton raped her in a Little Rock hotel room in l978.

Mar 4, 1999 / Editorial / Katha Pollitt

The People vs. Larry Flynt? The People vs. Larry Flynt?

I didn't realize how much I was counting on Larry Flynt until I noticed I had spent Monday evening trying to find on the Web or TV a report of the much-anticipated news conf...

Jan 14, 1999 / Column / Katha Pollitt

The Strange Case of Baby M The Strange Case of Baby M

I think I understand Judge Harvey Sorkow's ruling in the Baby M case.

Jan 2, 1998 / Feature / Katha Pollitt