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The Body Politic

  1. the body politic
    Life As a ManWhen Valentina Rice wrote a letter to Blake Bailey’s publisher alleging that he had raped her, they forwarded the message right to him.
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    Mazie Hirono Isn’t Afraid of ConflictA long talk about anger with the gloriously foulmouthed senator from Hawaii.
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    America Is Back, IndeedWith Biden, we’ve restored our country’s favorite tradition: basic, middling, white patriarchy.
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    They’ve Been Calling for Bloodshed the Whole TimeIt’s not just Trump — some on the right have supported violence for years now; the party has built its power on them.
  5. capitol insurrection
    ‘It Was No Accident’Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on surviving the siege.
  6. the body politic
    The Only Strategy Left for DemocratsAfter this week, the mandate is clear: Make people’s lives better. And stop trying to placate Republicans.
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    Stacey Abrams On Finishing the Job In Georgia“It can be undone just as quickly and as effectively as we did it.”
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    America’s ‘Daughters’ Grow Up To Be Women It Can’t HandleDefiant young girls have become a political symbol in a country that fears grown women.
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    It Shouldn’t Have Come Down to HerSome will try to blame Ruth Bader Ginsburg for not stepping down sooner. They are missing the point.
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    Trump Is Dying to Run Against a ‘Nasty Woman’ AgainAnd he’s not wasting any time getting right down to it.
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    Sixty Seconds to Self-SabotageThe DNC’s choice of who to feature speaks volumes about the party’s inability to see its own future.
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    Biden’s Fantasy of Female SubmissionThe Democrats have completely botched this VP pick.
  13. the body politic
    The Poison of Male IncivilityWhen a woman dares respond to it, she’s seen as “disruptive.”
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    Racism Doesn’t BlinkThe public performance of white supremacy is key to upholding it.
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    ‘We’ve Seen Our City Set Ablaze’Ilhan Omar on the fight against structural racism and injustice, and how the Congressional Black Caucus can move us forward.
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    Don’t Call It RiotingMaxine Waters on the history of protest and the language of insurrection.
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    ‘You Believe He’s Lying?’How the latest debate captured Americans’ exhausting tendency to mistrust women.
  18. power
    The Immoderate Susan CollinsAfter a long career voting across the aisle, why did the Maine senator gamble her legacy on Trump?
  19. the body politic
    The Third Rail of Calling ‘Sexism’Warren tried not to talk about it.
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    Can You Spot the Fake?Hint: Look at the pundits.
  21. terrible bosses
    Why Do We Lionize Bad Bosses?In this climate of reassessment, what of the legendarily awful boss?
  22. the body politic
    ‘The Meanie, the Lightweight, the Crazies, and the Angry, Dissembling Elitists’Lessons from a year of six women running for president.
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    Ronan Farrow Depicts a Chilling Cover-up at NBCThe same people who let abuses happen are still running the show.
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    The Toll of Me TooAssessing the costs for those who came forward.
  25. the body politic
    How I Learned to (Try to) Stop Asking Female Candidates About SexismThere’s still no good way to talk about the experience of having had bias, prejudice, and discrimination work against you.
  26. the body politic
    Talking Teaching With Elizabeth Warren, the Most Professorial Candidate EverShe has been instructing students since she was 8 years old. But does America want to be taught?
  27. the body politic
    Politics Is Changing; Why Aren’t the Pundits Who Cover It?The Donny Deutsch problem in media.
  28. the body politic
    Why Are the Democrats’ Bad Men Refusing to Step Down?They’ve learned all the wrong lessons from Republicans.
  29. the body politic
    Breaking: Nobody Knows What’s Going to Happen in 2020We’ve never had candidates like this before, and anyone who tells you they know what’s happening just doesn’t.
  30. the body politic
    Our Fury Over Abortion Was Dismissed for Decades As HystericalBut we were gaslit.
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    Mom vs. Dad on the Road to 2020The cruel double standard at the heart of American politics.
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    Joe Biden Isn’t the AnswerThe problem with his long history of being That Guy.
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    Stacey Abrams Has a Big Decision to MakeGovernor? Senator? Veep? President?! The Georgian who is usually sure about everything finds herself conflicted about her future.
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    Don’t Give Up on the Women’s MarchThe movement must transcend its organizers.
  35. the body politic
    The Imagined Threat of a Woman Who Governs Like a ManThe very idea of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez using her power has the men in Washington running scared.
  36. encounter
    Barbara Lee Talks Iraq, Poverty, and Getting a Seat at the Table“When I’m in the room and nobody else that looks like me is in the room, it makes a big difference,” says the House’s lefty conscience.
  37. the body politic
    The New Face of Power Is Taking ShapeWhile the midterms were a step forward, the fight for true representation wages on.
  38. the body politic
    The Ruling Minority Will Stop at Nothing to Stay in ControlWhich is why we need to pick ourselves up and keep fighting.
  39. the body politic
    The Road to Progress Is Paved With PainDespite this loss, we must not lose the moral fortitude to fight.
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    What a Good BoyIn the end, Brett Kavanaugh proved that he’s exactly what Republicans want for the Supreme Court.
  41. the body politic
    When the Muzzle Comes OffEven if Kavanaugh prevails, women are expanding the boundaries of what kinds of stories must be taken seriously.
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    American Women Are Furious — and It’s Changing Our Country ForeverFemale anger could save our democracy. It’s not the first time.
  43. the body politic
    Serena Williams and the Game That Can’t Be Won (Yet)What rage costs a woman.
  44. the body politic
    Too Much, Too SoonLouis C.K. and Matt Lauer are as clueless as ever about the women they’ve hurt.
  45. 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.
  46. the body politic
    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.
  50. the body politic
    No One Is Silencing Katie Roiphe#MeToo has started a robust, complicated conversation — whether or not she’s listening.
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