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Irin Carmon

  1. power
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas Are Officially at War Over AbortionHow do Supreme Court Justices feud? In the footnotes.
  2. abortion
    Do Democrats Have the Right Message on Abortion?Intelligencer staffers discuss the party’s reaction to a raft of stringent new laws.
  3. abortion
    Republicans Are Trying to Change the Subject From Abortion BansDemocrats running for president should beware right-wing talking points.
  4. abortion rights
    We Have No Idea How Scary Our Abortion Future Will GetSo-called heartbeat bills should be swatted away by the Supreme Court. But will they?
  5. abortion rights
    We Have No Idea How Scary Our Abortion Future Will GetSo-called heartbeat bills should be swatted away by the Supreme Court. But will they?
  6. unplanned
    A Hit Anti-Abortion Film Is Inspiring Real-World HarassmentProtesters have started standing outside a clinic with signs that simply read, “See Unplanned.”
  7. vision 2020
    Will Biden’s New Anita Hill Fumble Hurt His Candidacy?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether voters will care about the candidate’s non-apology.
  8. power
    How Kavanaugh Changed American Men and WomenRepublicans predicted that the hearings would backfire on Democrats. Here’s what the data actually says.
  9. vision 2020
    Why Hasn’t Elizabeth Warren Caught Fire in the Primaries?She’s rolled out a raft of innovative policies, but struggles in the polls. Intelligencer staffers discuss why.
  10. #metoo
    What Was the Washington Post Afraid Of?About to publish an investigation of a powerful executive’s alleged sexual misconduct, the newspaper pulled back. Irin Carmon tries to understand why.
  11. #metoo
    What Was the Washington Post Afraid Of?About to publish an investigation of a powerful executive’s alleged sexual misconduct, the newspaper pulled back. Irin Carmon tries to understand why.
  12. theater review
    Theater Review: Debating What the Constitution Means to MeOur theater critic and Supreme Court correspondent parse the show’s transfer to Broadway.
  13. vision 2020
    Intelligencer Chat: Are Democrats Too Nervous to Nominate a Woman?The trauma of 2016 may have given rise to a cautious way of looking at 2020.
  14. supreme court
    Brett Kavanaugh Knows Exactly What He’s DoingUnpacking his duplicitous dissent in the Louisiana abortion ruling.
  15. abortion rights
    Whose ‘Womb’ Is This Anyway?Donald Trump speaks about abortion as though women have nothing to do with it.
  16. abortion rights
    A False War Over Late AbortionThe hypocrisy of Republican outrage over Kathy Tran’s bill.
  17. the industry
    Susan Zirinsky Named New President of CBS News, Becoming First Woman in the RoleCurrent president David Rhodes will step down in March.
  18. rbg
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg on What the Movie About Her Life Gets WrongThe Supreme Court Justice takes issue with one scene in particular.
  19. the industry
    Report: CBS This Morning Producer to Exit CBS Following Charlie Rose SettlementRyan Kadro was named in a recently settled lawsuit.
  20. supreme court
    What’s It Mean That Supreme Court—and Kavanaugh—Sided With Planned Parenthood?The new justice voted with liberals in declining to hear a case that could have cut off funding for the group.
  21. supreme court
    What’s It Mean That the Court, and Kavanaugh, Sided With Planned Parenthood?The new justice voted with liberals in declining to hear a case that could have cut off funding for the group.
  22. ruth bader ginsburg
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Trainer Says She’s Still ‘Tough As Nails’As he told the Cut: “You think three ribs are going to stop Justice?”
  23. rbg
    What to Know Before Panicking Over Ruth Bader GinsburgShe’s come out of the hospital in fighting shape before.
  24. 2018 midterms
    What the Election Results Mean for Abortion in AmericaAfter the midterms, our rights are more at risk than ever.
  25. 2018 midterms
    This Vote Is About AbortionMake no mistake, your right to choose is at stake.
  26. 2018 midterms
    Heidi Heitkamp Doesn’t Care That You Think She’s Going to LoseHer “no” vote on Kavanaugh and a strict new voter-ID law signaled an end to the red-state senator’s career. But what if they save it?
  27. cristen hemmins
    Rape Survivor Confronts Man Who Laughed Behind Trump As He Mocked Dr. FordShe’s a local Democratic Party chair and he’s an election commissioner.
  28. the kavanaugh hearings
    Why Heidi Heitkamp’s ‘No’ Vote MattersHer “no” is bigger than Brett Kavanaugh.
  29. the kavanaugh hearings
    Brett Kavanaugh’s Familiar LogicHis kind of misdirection, the assumption that women are tricked into acting in a way inconvenient to the powerful, is a tactic we’ve seen before.
  30. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Blasey Ford Is a Class TraitorThat’s why she scares Republicans.
  31. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Blasey Ford Is a Class TraitorThat’s why she scares Republicans.
  32. power
    Exclusive: Jordan Peterson Threatened to Sue Author for Calling Him a MisogynistThe self-styled “free speech warrior” alleges Kate Manne defamed him by calling his work sexist.
  33. supreme court
    Read the Letter From Christine Blasey Ford Requesting an FBI InvestigationFord’s attorneys say that following her sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh she received death threats, forcing her out of her home.
  34. sexual assault
    Will Brett Kavanaugh Face Any Consequences? Women Will.In the aftermath of Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser coming forward, it’s clear that only she will pay a price.
  35. the kavanaugh hearings
    We Don’t Need a Leaked Email to Know Where Kavanaugh Stands on AbortionHe’s made his position on abortion clear repeatedly.
  36. the kavanaugh hearings
    Brett Kavanaugh Calls Birth Control ‘Abortion Inducing Drugs’In response to a question from Ted Cruz on Thursday.
  37. the kavanaugh hearings
    What We Still Don’t Know About Kavanaugh and His Creepy BossHis denial that he knew about Alex Kozinski’s sexual harassment of 15 women left some unconvinced.
  38. the kavanaugh hearings
    What Did Brett Kavanaugh Know About His Former Boss’s Sexual Misconduct?Disgraced judge Alex Kozinski was Kavanaugh’s mentor. At Wednesday’s hearing, one senator intends to find out just how close the two men were.
  39. Why Aren’t Democrats Waging an All-Out War to Stop Kavanaugh’s Confirmation?As activists sound the alarm on the threat to Roe and other rights, many Democrats, taking a cue from party leaders, see confirmation as a done deal.
  40. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Will Try to Hide His Views on Abortion. Here’s How to Not Be Fooled.He’ll try to avoid the subject at his confirmation hearings.
  41. A Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s StyleAn excerpt from Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
  42. 108 Minutes With Merle HoffmanBehind the picket lines with the abortion-rights crusader as she plans her landmark new Queens clinic.