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Lisa Miller

  1. encounter
    David Brooks Takes a Look Inside His SoulWhat does he see?
  2. marriage: an investigation
    5 Perspectives on What Kids Do to a Marriage“Little by little, this forced, idealized version of our marriage, performed for the benefit of our child, became the norm.”
  3. mental health
    Women Battling Their Hormones Are Demanding to Be HeardWhat happened after we published “Listening to Estrogen,” an investigation into how little doctors know about hormones and mental health.
  4. science of us
    Listening to EstrogenHormones have always been a third rail in female mental health. They may also be a skeleton key.
  5. just asking questions
    This Is Nikki Haley’s Last Interview Before Her Resignation. Read It for Clues.Read it for clues.
  6. the kavanaugh hearings
    The Entitled Rage of Brett KavanaughNothing offends the privileged more than an accusation from a non-elite.
  7. the kavanaugh hearings
    Brett Kavanaugh’s Former Yale Roommate Describes Their Debauched Dorm“There was a lot of vomit in the bathroom. No one ever cleaned it up. It was disgusting.”
  8. politics
    What Happened to Lindsey Graham?Once defined by his loathing for Trump, he’s now all-in for the president. Why?
  9. books
    From Chaste Virgin to Accommodating Tigress in BedLinda Kay Klein’s memoir about the devastating effects of purity culture is a revelation.
  10. profile
    Parkland Activist David Hogg Is Taking His Gap Year at the BarricadesFurious and unflinching, an NRA enemy, an accused “crisis actor,” and a high-school grad trying to figure out what’s next.
  11. profile
    Amber Tamblyn Is Advocating for Women, and HerselfShe’s lactating on late-night TV, teaching feminism to David Cross and Quentin Tarantino, and attacking rape culture in her debut novel.
  12. profile
    Amber Tamblyn Is Advocating for Women, and HerselfShe’s lactating on late-night TV, teaching feminism to David Cross and Quentin Tarantino, and attacking rape culture in her debut novel.
  13. encounter
    The Face of Birthright Israel Is Speaking Out Against the Prime MinisterTalking to Charles Bronfman about Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, and the embassy move.
  14. tv
    The Relentless Torture of The Handmaid’s TaleWhy I’m done watching season two.
  15. rebellions
    Teens Already Know How to Overthrow the GovernmentYou would too if you’d grown up reading the Hunger Games.
  16. parkland shooting
    On the Ground With the Parkland Teens As They Plot Their RevolutionThe strategy sessions that built an anti-gun movement out of trauma in one week.
  17. first person
    The Gift of LonelinessA single woman’s secret to surviving the holiday season alone.
  18. politics
    John Kasich’s Campaign Against Trump Never Stopped. And It Won’t Till 2020.One year after his failed run at president, the Ohio governor is plotting his path to another.
  19. love map
    482 Stories of Hookups, Breakups, and Missed Connections on the Streets of NYCWe collected 482 stories of kissing and hooking up, longing looks and breaking up, and we plotted their coordinates. Add your own.
  20. work
    The Ambition CollisionA generation raised to chase professional success is confronting a dead end.
  21. education
    Betsy DeVos Knew How to Wield Power in Michigan. It’s Not Working in D.C.Who is she? And how did she get to be head of our schools?
  22. i don't
    I Married the Perfect Man for the ApocalypseWhat choosing a husband means.
  23. automotive industry
    Can Trump Actually Bring Jobs Back to Ford?Major layoffs at the company suggest it will probably prove harder than the president appreciates.
  24. feature
    The Man Who Shot Reagan Is Out of the Mental Hospital and Living With His MotherCan someone who tried to murder a president be rehabilitated?
  25. wrinkles in time
    Don’t Tell Me I Look GoodI know what you really mean.
  26. gun violence
    Can a Gun Victim and a Gun Advocate Change Each Other’s Minds?What happens when 16 strangers on both sides of America’s most contentious divide are asked to take on someone else’s story? An experiment in empathy.
  27. with her
    My Daughter Grew Up Believing She Could Do AnythingThen she woke up the day after the election.
  28. classroom
    Laurene Powell Jobs’s $100 Million Mission to Disrupt American High School“We should have the best education system in the world! Of course we should!”
  29. newtown massacre
    New Sandy Hook Elementary Is Meant to Be a Fresh Start, But Still Evokes TragedyThere’s no memorial, but the entire school is a reminder of the 26 people who were lost.
  30. feature
    The Last Days of Extreme-Sports Superstar Dave MirraLosing the will to die just before choosing death.
  31. religion
    From Zika to Trump: The Savvy Politics of Pope FrancisHe’s a PR master, walking a fine line between established Church doctrine and the wishful thinking of his fans.
  32. education
    Is Pre-K Broken?Maybe so. But let’s not throw the 4-year-olds out with the bathwater just yet.
  33. education
    Is Pre-K Broken?Maybe so. But let’s not throw the 4-year-olds out with the bathwater just yet.
  34. sex on campus
    Sally Quinn on When ‘No’ Didn’t Mean ‘No’Sally Quinn on what it used to be like at Smith.
  35. religion
    Let’s Be Honest: The Pope Probably Agrees With Kim Davis on Same-Sex MarriageLiberals are deluding themselves about Francis’s openness and radicalism. 
  36. Pope Francis Is the Barack Obama of the PapacyHis speech to Congress sounded pretty familiar.
  37. religion
    Pope Francis’s Revolution Has Left Out WomenIn both words and deeds, he supports reinforcing traditional gender roles within the Catholic Church. 
  38. Pope Francis’s Refugee Morality PlayFrancis applies familiar Catholic values and waits for the world’s knees to buckle.
  39. religion
    On Abortion, Pope Francis Undertakes a Revolutionary Act of CompassionThe pope’s incredible act of mercy also represents a more inclusive future for the Catholic Church.
  40. crime
    Why Did Two Girls Want to Kill for Slender Man?The problem wasn’t that they didn’t know they were living in a fantasy world. The problem was that they couldn’t — or didn’t — extricate themselves.
  41. work
    Why We Need Older Women in the WorkplaceThey show us who we want to be.
  42. gun control
    Why Gun Control Could Be Like Marriage EqualityOrganizers are following the same three-part plan.
  43. religion
    How Pope Francis Is Reclaiming the Meaning of ‘Pro-Life’The pontiff’s climate encyclical invoked the religious — and even radical — origins of a term that had become distorted by politics
  44. profile
    How Inside Out Director Pete Docter Went Inside the 11-Year-Old MindHe made Pixar’s most ambitious movie ever, with a little help from his daughter.
  45. Pope Francis Balances Humility, Vatican OpulenceAt mass in Rome, the pope is a champion of equality, but his words do not always match with the realities and traditions of the Catholic Church.
  46. race
    The Psychological Advantages of Strongly Identifying As BiracialIt might pay to embrace multiple identities at once.
  47. race
    The Psychological Advantages of Strongly Identifying As BiracialIt might pay to embrace multiple identities at once.
  48. feature
    Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade?An experiment at Fieldston, which starts when 8-year-olds are sorted by race, has some very liberal parents fuming.
  49. feature
    Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade?An experiment at Fieldston, which starts when 8-year-olds are sorted by race, has some very liberal parents fuming.
  50. religion
    Will a Catholic City Put Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to Death?The sentencing phase of the trial highlights the changing relationship between American Catholics and the death penalty.
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