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April 1, 2021
Dr. Seuss’s Mistakes Are the Least of Our Troubles
If we insist on holding cultural history to contemporary standards, what will we have left?
February 18, 2021
The Trumpers Among Us
Liberals call for unity, but 74 million Americans voted for its opposite.
January 7, 2021
Covid-19 Has Been Hardest on Women
When money is tight and time is tighter, the basic structure of male supremacy shows itself to be remarkably intact.
December 10, 2020
A Guide to Giving: Worst Year Ever Edition
Get a fresh start after a rotten year—help those who help others.
November 13, 2020
The Trump-Shaped Stain on American Life
From the courts to the border to the meaning of truth, damage has been done.
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October 15, 2020
‘Roe v. Wade’ Is Nonnegotiable
Don’t believe the hot takes that say we can do without it.
September 17, 2020
Melania Trump Really Doesn’t Care
A new book by her ex–best friend shows how the first lady sold her soul.
August 20, 2020
Canceling Margaret Sanger Only Helps Abortion Opponents
When Planned Parenthood took the name of the organization’s founder off its flagship clinic in Manhattan, they bought into anti-choice propaganda.
July 17, 2020
Donald Trump’s Niece Dishes the Dirt
According to Mary Trump’s tell-all book, the president is still a little boy throwing a tantrum.
June 25, 2020
Let’s Stop Putting the Worst Americans on a Pedestal
As statues fall, we should look to the parts of our history worth celebrating.