MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Irin Carmon

  1. abortion
    Republicans Are Trying to Change the Subject From Abortion BansDemocrats running for president should beware right-wing talking points.
  2. 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?
  3. unplanned
    A Hit Anti-Abortion Film Is Inspiring Real-World HarassmentProtesters have started standing outside a clinic with signs that simply read, “See Unplanned.”
  4. power
    How Kavanaugh Changed American Men and WomenRepublicans predicted that the hearings would backfire on Democrats. Here’s what the data actually says.
  5. #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.
  6. supreme court
    Brett Kavanaugh Knows Exactly What He’s DoingUnpacking his duplicitous dissent in the Louisiana abortion ruling.
  7. abortion rights
    Whose ‘Womb’ Is This Anyway?Donald Trump speaks about abortion as though women have nothing to do with it.
  8. abortion rights
    A False War Over Late AbortionThe hypocrisy of Republican outrage over Kathy Tran’s bill.
  9. rbg
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg on What the Movie About Her Life Gets WrongThe Supreme Court Justice takes issue with one scene in particular.
  10. 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.
  11. 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?”
  12. rbg
    What to Know Before Panicking Over Ruth Bader GinsburgShe’s come out of the hospital in fighting shape before.
  13. 2018 midterms
    What the Election Results Mean for Abortion in AmericaAfter the midterms, our rights are more at risk than ever.
  14. 2018 midterms
    This Vote Is About AbortionMake no mistake, your right to choose is at stake.
  15. 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?
  16. 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.
  17. the kavanaugh hearings
    Why Heidi Heitkamp’s ‘No’ Vote MattersHer “no” is bigger than Brett Kavanaugh.
  18. 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.
  19. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Blasey Ford Is a Class TraitorThat’s why she scares Republicans.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. the kavanaugh hearings
    Brett Kavanaugh Calls Birth Control ‘Abortion Inducing Drugs’In response to a question from Ted Cruz on Thursday.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. A Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s StyleAn excerpt from Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.