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Irin Carmon

  1. coronavirus
    I Was a COVID-Vaccine-Site BouncerThe city tried to build a COVID volunteer corps. The system wasn’t prepared for the demand.
  2. intelligencer chats
    Will Stephen Breyer Take One for the Team?Liberals are (finally) focusing more attention on the courts — and putting pressure on a justice to retire while the retiring’s good.
  3. the law
    Reintroducing Sonia SotomayorThe once-maligned justice has taken up the mantle of RBG and Thurgood Marshall. But what can she accomplish on the most conservative court in decades?
  4. public policy
    Should You ‘Wait Your Turn’ for the COVID-19 Vaccine?Amid a disastrous vaccine rollout, is it wrong to take advantage of technicalities and glitches?
  5. the law
    What Will It Take to Get a Black Woman on the Supreme Court?The fate of Biden’s campaign promise lies with Georgia.
  6. media
    The Story Behind the Story of Martin Shkreli’s Romance With a ReporterWriter Stephanie Clifford on her blockbuster story “The Journalist and the Pharma Bro.”
  7. covid-19
    Should Pregnant People Take the Vaccine? FDA and CDC Say That’s Up to Them.Why there isn’t a definitive answer from the authorities.
  8. coronavirus
    Should Pregnant People Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?FDA guidance could be released as soon as today, affecting millions of Americans. First up: health-care workers.
  9. vision 2020
    We Can Tell a Better Story About Women’s VotesOn an Election Day with voting rights in peril, history can be our blueprint.
  10. legacy
    Honoring Her WishIn conversation with Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s granddaughter, ACLU fellow Clara Spera.
  11. the law
    Burn It All DownA growing number of liberal lawyers want more than court-packing.
  12. remembrance
    The Glorious RBGI learned, while writing about her, that her precision disguised her warmth.
  13. the law
    Yale Law Professor Jed Rubenfeld Suspended for Sexual HarassmentThe university found he had harassed students over decades. Rubenfeld says, “I became a target of people making false allegations.”
  14. domestic violence
    ‘Oh My God, What If He Finds Me?’Living through the pandemic in domestic violence shelters.
  15. the law
    The Supreme Court’s Unlikely IntersectionalityGorsuch and Roberts may never admit it, but with today’s ruling they rejected the pitting of historically marginalized groups against each other.
  16. just asking questions
    Lessons From the ACT UP Era, for Today’s Protesters“We talked about safer sex in the ’80s, and now we have to talk about safer living.”
  17. policing
    Protests Might Spread the Coronavirus. Curfews and Crackdowns Definitely Will.Curfew orders are getting legal authority from the pandemic, but their enforcement will make the virus spread further.
  18. encounter
    The Woman Tasked With Saving the Subway Is Still Commuting on ItSarah Feinberg took over the city’s transit in a state of emergency – and controversy.
  19. power
    Misadventures in Teleworking Are the Least of the Supreme Court’s ProblemsThis week, the Court heard a case about birth-control access that has the potential to bring more indignity upon it than an errant toilet flush.
  20. inequality
    When Your Zip Code Determines Whether You Live or DieMaternal mortality rates reveal a divided New York.
  21. coronavirus
    What Can Pregnant Women Tell Us About ‘Silent Spreaders’?A letter from The New England Journal of Medicine provided clues about asymptomatic coronavirus cases — but the information is far from conclusive.
  22. supreme court
    Supreme Court Embraces 20th-Century Technology Amid PandemicThe public can finally listen to arguments as they happen, at least for the time being.
  23. first person
    ‘They Separated Me From My Baby’Hospitals are keeping newborns from their parents over coronavirus fears.
  24. coronavirus
    What It Takes to Survive a DisasterI called my cousin Jack, who spent two years hiding from the Nazis in a Polish farmhouse, for advice.
  25. q&a
    Midwives Are Swamped With Home-Birth RequestsBut making a last-minute switch probably isn’t a good idea.
  26. coronavirus
    More Hospitals Are Banning Partners From Delivery Rooms“There are a lot of desperate moms to be who are totally on the verge of a nervous breakdown.”
  27. coronavirus
    A Frank Talk About Testing, Vaccines, and Twitter TrollsUnpacking coronavirus with infectious-disease reporter Helen Branswell.
  28. coronavirus
    How Do You Prepare to Give Birth in a Pandemic?Planning for birth when no one knows anything.
  29. coronovirus
    Reporters on the Road Confront Their Mortality“I worry about my story being bad, not about whether I’ll die.”
  30. coronavirus
    Supreme Court to Close to the Public Until Further NoticeFive out of nine of the Supreme Court justices are old enough to collect Social Security, and two are over 80, making them especially vulnerable.
  31. intelligencer chats
    What Doomed Elizabeth Warren’s Candidacy?Trying to figure out why a one-time front-runner never quite hit liftoff.
  32. abortion
    The Next Big Abortion Case Comes Down to John RobertsClinics and their attorneys must appeal to Chief Justice Roberts, a devout Catholic who has never voted against an abortion restriction.
  33. weinstein trial
    The Weinstein Verdict Is RadicalOn Monday, a New York jury did something astonishing — it voted to convict Harvey Weinstein of two counts of rape and sexual assault.
  34. crime
    The Woman Who Taped Harvey WeinsteinAmbra Battilana Gutierrez, a former model whom Weinstein admitted to groping in 2015, on watching his trial finally unfold.
  35. crime
    The 57-Page PowerPoint Harvey Weinstein’s Team Is Sending ReportersThe document presents oppo research about the women, including text messages and photographs, with the goal of vindicating him in the press.
  36. crime
    100 Women vs. Harvey WeinsteinThe disgraced movie mogul finally faces his day in court. But as his accusers know best, there might not be a Hollywood ending.
  37. the future issue
    Abortion After the ClinicAs Republican lawmakers try to legislate it out of existence, the future of reproductive healthcare may be at home.
  38. jeffrey epstein
    It Is Shameful That ABC News and CBS News Are Punishing the Epstein LeakerOn this one thing, I agree with Donald Trump Jr.
  39. the cut on tuesdays
    ‘The Only Memory I Had Was Getting Into the Car’On this week’s podcast, one woman’s story of a Lyft ride gone wrong.
  40. the law
    Gender Discrimination Is On the Line at the Supreme CourtThe first transgender discrimination case to reach the high court could roll back gender protections for everyone.
  41. metoo
    Another Woman Says Al Franken Groped HerFranken said, “I feel terrible that anyone came away from an interaction with me feeling bad.”
  42. testimonials
    Coming Forward About Sexual Assault, and What Comes AfterTwenty-five people who reported sexual assault and harassment talk about what happened after they spoke up and everyone else moved on.
  43. metoo
    Charlie Rose Faces New Harassment Allegations From Makeup ArtistHis longtime makeup artist says Rose was verbally abusive, and that he used his Bloomberg TV studio as “a sexual hunting ground.”
  44. the epstein case
    Could Jeffrey Epstein Avoid Life in Prison?His long-shot legal path.
  45. media
    Shari Redstone’s $30 Billion TriumphBelittled by Viacom and CBS executives, mocked by journalists, and insulted by her own father, the 62-year-old heiress now sits atop a media empire.
  46. power
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas Are Officially at War Over AbortionHow do Supreme Court Justices feud? In the footnotes.
  47. abortion
    Do Democrats Have the Right Message on Abortion?Intelligencer staffers discuss the party’s reaction to a raft of stringent new laws.
  48. abortion
    Republicans Are Trying to Change the Subject From Abortion BansDemocrats running for president should beware right-wing talking points.
  49. 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?
  50. 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?
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