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Madeleine Schwartz is an editor at
The New York Review of Books.
December 14, 2016
What Happens When Zika Hits the Country With the World’s Strictest Abortion Laws?
Abortion is illegal in El Salvador—even in the midst of a public health crisis. But some feminists and doctors are fighting back.
September 1, 2016
Notes From Many Years
Helen Gurley Brown’s ideas about women were often as retrograde as the ones she claimed to fight. Why is she still appealing?
Science and Health
February 22, 2016
How Planned Parenthood Foes Are Thwarting Research Into Alzheimer’s, Ebola, and More
New legislation threatens fetal-tissue research that could save lives.
January 28, 2016
The Origins of Blood Libel
E.M. Rose reconsiders where the anti-Semitic slur came from, and how it stuck around.