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This Supreme Court Case Is a Case Study in Conservative Hypocrisy This Supreme Court Case Is a Case Study in Conservative Hypocrisy

Just weeks after railing against race-conscious college admissions, the justices entertained a bogus race-based argument aimed at undermining Native sovereignty.

Nov 29, 2022 / Column / Elie Mystal

What the Grimkes’s Family History Tells Us About the United States

What the Grimkes’s Family History Tells Us About the United States What the Grimkes’s Family History Tells Us About the United States

In The Grimkes, historian Kerri Greenidge offers a powerful and unique account of this family's history—an account that offers tales of slavery, violence, loss, resilience, and red...

Nov 30, 2022 / Books & the Arts / Kellie Carter Jackson

Keith Gessen’s Adventures in Parenting

Keith Gessen’s Adventures in Parenting Keith Gessen’s Adventures in Parenting

In his new book about parenting, Gessen offers a tour of anxieties set in the semi-gentrified Brooklyn of the 2020s.

Aug 9, 2022 / Books & the Arts / Ryu Spaeth

The So-Called “Pro-Life” Movement Couldn’t Care Less About the Living

The So-Called “Pro-Life” Movement Couldn’t Care Less About the Living The So-Called “Pro-Life” Movement Couldn’t Care Less About the Living

Abortion opponents claim to be advocates for the unborn. But they don’t lift a finger to help families facing hardship.

Jul 21, 2022 / Column / Katha Pollitt

There Are Still Things to Love About America

There Are Still Things to Love About America There Are Still Things to Love About America

This planet is bigger and more beautiful than nationalism and militarism allow us to see.

Jul 15, 2022 / Frida Berrigan

It Should Become Standard for Women to Freeze Their Eggs

It Should Become Standard for Women to Freeze Their Eggs It Should Become Standard for Women to Freeze Their Eggs

Along with IVF, it’s a revolutionary procedure that allows women to control their own destiny. No wonder the right hates it.

Jun 29, 2022 / Back Talk / Alexis Grenell

Infant formula

If Men Could Breastfeed If Men Could Breastfeed

Here’s a solution to the baby formula crisis.

Jun 9, 2022 / Column / Katha Pollitt

March for Reproductive Rights

There’s No Place for Bystanders in the Coming Abortion Battle There’s No Place for Bystanders in the Coming Abortion Battle

Sixty years ago, it seemed remarkably clear how crucial it was that men stop leaving women to face this nightmare essentially alone—and it still does.

May 20, 2022 / Robert Lipsyte

So You Want to Reduce Crime?

So You Want to Reduce Crime? So You Want to Reduce Crime?

What kinds of investments have been proven to lower crime rates? (Hint: It’s not directing endless money to the police.)

May 13, 2022 / Editorial / Bryce Covert

How Covid Revealed the Folly of Our Child Protection System

How Covid Revealed the Folly of Our Child Protection System How Covid Revealed the Folly of Our Child Protection System

Despite predictions of an epidemic of child abuse, the temporary shutdown of the child welfare system showed us the promise of a radically different approach.

Apr 29, 2022 / Dorothy Roberts

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