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The Body Politic

  1. the supreme court
    With Brett Kavanaugh, Trump Passes Up Chance to Have a Woman Do His Dirty WorkNominating a woman to repeal Roe v. Wade would have been canny and dastardly. But it’s no surprise that he went with a white man instead.
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    Summer of RageWhite men are the minority in the United States — no wonder they get uncomfortable when their power is challenged.
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    Cages, ‘Infestations,’ and the Demonization of ImmigrantsA conversation between Rebecca Traister and Ai-jen Poo of the Domestic Workers Alliance.
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    Time’s Up, BillIs Bill Clinton the only one who doesn’t realize he needs to join the #MeToo reckoning?
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    Samantha Bee and the War of WordsIs language a weapon? Depends who you’re fighting for.
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    No One Is Silencing Katie Roiphe#MeToo has started a robust, complicated conversation — whether or not she’s listening.
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    How Can Democrats Connect ‘Identity Politics’ to Economics?By talking about gender and race more, not less.
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    How Can Democrats Connect ‘Identity Politics’ to Economics?By talking about gender and race more, not less.
  9. women in politics
    10 Women Running for Office to Watch in 2018Expect to hear much more about these candidates this year.
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    This Moment Isn’t (Just) About SexIt’s really about work.
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    Rebecca Traister and Ross Douthat Debate the Post-Weinstein Moment’s LessonsA conversation about liberal versus conservative pigs, structural ways to address harassment, and why some men feel compelled to behave this way.
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    We Are All Implicated in the Post-Weinstein ReckoningAs stories about abuse, assault, and complicity come flooding out, how do we think about the culprits in our lives? Including, sometimes, ourselves.
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    Our National Narratives Are Still Being Shaped by Lecherous, Powerful MenWeinstein, Halperin, Wieseltier, Toback. The stories keep on coming and there is no sign of a pause; there are indications that it is just beginning.
  14. new york 50th anniversary
    Discovering How Power Works in PublishingI was learning that the power wielded within this small subset of wealthy New Yorkers was built on structures, connections, access, and proximity.
  15. the body politic
    The Conversation We Should Be HavingSharing stories isn’t enough to stop another Weinstein.
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    Why the Harvey Weinstein Sexual-Harassment Allegations Didn’t Come Out Until NowAnd what it says about how power has — and hasn’t — changed.
  17. the body politic
    Elizabeth Warren Is Getting Hillary-edAnd it’s a lot more complicated than sexism.
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    Hillary Clinton Is Finally Expressing Anger. Why Does That Make Everyone Mad?What makes What Happened unusual and unusually valuable is that in it, Clinton is doing something she was not free to do during the election.
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    Ossoff’s Loss Has a Silver Lining for DemocratsThe emergence of a new game plan, from persuasion to motivation.
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    Can the New Activist Passion of Suburban White Women Change American Politics?Jon Ossoff’s race against Karen Handel in Georgia is the first test.
  21. the body politic
    What the Bill Cosby Mistrial Tells Us About Power in America in 2017 Is the kind wielded by men like him — and Donald Trump and Bill O’Reilly — under threat, or stronger than ever?
  22. the body politic
    Inside Hillary Clinton’s Surreal Post-Election LifeWith nothing left to lose, she is finally free to really speak her mind.
  23. Will We Abandon Women’s Rights in the Name of Progressive Politics?The American left is flirting with a depressingly retro future.
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    Andrew Cuomo’s New Promise to Women: Infertility ProtectionInsurance companies will now be banned from excluding same-sex or single parents from infertility coverage.
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    Of Course Trump Thinks Bill O’Reilly Did Nothing WrongHis defense of the Fox News host reinforces his message that white men rule.
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    The Men of the Trump Administration Want You to Know How Manly They AreWhy Rex Tillerson’s email pseudonym isn’t funny.
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    Trump’s Nightmare: Women Opposing HimFrom Kamala Harris to Sally Yates, they’re on the front lines of the fight.
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    Zendaya Hires Body-Shamed Twitter User for Modeling Job“Slay on, queen.”
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    Fake News and Why Doctors Lie About AbortionThe consequences of bad information about women’s health.
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    Identity Issues Don’t Distract From Economic Issues — They Are Economic IssuesWhat Trumpism could do to our human infrastructure.
  31. Blaming Clinton’s Base for Her Loss Is the Ultimate InsultThe women and people of color who have the most to lose under Trump are receiving the lion’s share of the fault for our recent national cataclysm.
  32. the body politic
    Michelle Obama Just Gave This Election’s Most Important SpeechIt was a speech the country desperately needed.
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    Trump’s One Public Service Was Exposing the Misogyny of the GOPThis weekend, Trump went down in a blaze of revelation, tying his own outsize loutishness to the everyday misogyny of his party.
  34. the body politic
    Ivanka Trump Is Lying About Both Candidates’ Records on Family LeaveShe had trouble under even mild scrutiny, and instead revealed herself as just as defensive and dishonest as her father.
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    Donald Trump and the Long History of White Men Claiming FraudHe is not the first candidate to cry illegitimacy.
  36. the body politic
    Ivanka’s Right About Women, Wrong on Dad’s PlanThe evidence shows Trump himself, and certainly the GOP, wants to return women to a subservient past.
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    As Roger Ailes Falls, So Too Does the GOP’s Mask of InclusivityBoth the Republican Party and its media arm are being brought down by the public exposure of the subjugation on which their success was built.
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    What Mass Killers Really Have in CommonThe horrific connection between terrorism and domestic violence.
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    What History Teaches Us About Today’s Political and Racial TurmoilThe stew of instability, fear, and hate is chillingly familiar. 
  40. the body politic
    Progressives Should Be Thrilled About Clinton (and Warren)Cheer up, electoral Eeyores.
  41. the body politic
    Why Do Democrats Feel So Much Anxiety?A flailing Trump does not assuage liberal panic in the slightest.
  42. the body politic
    After Orlando, It’s Clearer Than Ever: This Election Is a Civil WarThe battle lines are being drawn.
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    Why Should Wives Have to Answer for Their Husbands’ Behavior?Camille Cosby, Hillary Clinton, and the marital double-bind.
  44. the body politic
    The Election and the Death Throes of White Male PowerThe rage on the main stage of the debate is just a mirror to what is brewing across the country in the face of extraordinary change.
  45. the body politic
    Why Do We Humanize White Guys Who Kill People?Sorry, black teenagers, women, victims.
  46. How the Planned Parenthood Attack Could Reverse the Politics of AbortionThe Democrats are no longer treating it like a dirty word.
  47. the body politic
    The Bernie Bros vs. the HillarybotsBattling it out on the internet campaign trail.
  48. the body politic
    It’s Time for Democrats to Stop Freaking Out About 2016The first debate was great for Hillary fans, Sanders supporters, and the entire party.
  49. the body politic
    Wife of Bernie Sanders Suddenly InvisibleA new profile of Jane Sanders omits all of her professional accomplishments.
  50. the body politic
    Stop Treating Young Women Like DumbbellsWhy do conservatives think they can get away with this? 
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