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The Body Politic

  1. the body politic
    Abortion Wins Again. Now What?Democrats can’t coast on the issue’s popularity.
  2. the body politic
    The Return of the Marriage PlotWhy everyone is suddenly so eager for men and women to get hitched.
  3. the body politic
    What If E. Jean Carroll Doesn’t Win?The rise and fall and rise of the Me Too movement.
  4. the body politic
    The Dangerous Fantasy of Trump’s IndictmentWhy the circus surrounding his arrest may do more harm than good.
  5. the body politic
    Abortion Wins ElectionsThe fight to make reproductive rights the centerpiece of the Democratic Party’s 2024 agenda.
  6. cut covers
    Stacey Abrams’s Last StandThe Democratic candidate for governor in Georgia talks about protecting abortion, preserving the franchise, and making history.
  7. the body politic
    Joe Biden’s Dobbs Response Has Been Breathtakingly AwfulWhy can’t the president show some fight?
  8. the body politic
    The Abortion Stories We Didn’t TellHow decades of silence left us unprepared for the post-Roe fight.
  9. life after roe
    The Necessity of HopeThings are bad. They will get worse. But despair has never been an option.
  10. life after roe
    The Limits of Privilege in a Post-Roe WorldThe new abortion regime is going to affect everyone
  11. the body politic
    Democratic Leaders Are Getting the Abortion Story Wrong — AgainWith Roe at death’s door, will the party finally change its tune?
  12. power
    Katie Couric Is Not for EveryoneAfter her long career as America’s beloved morning-news anchor, she has decided to write a wild, unflinching memoir focused on the messy parts. Why?
  13. 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.
  14. the body politic
    Mazie Hirono Isn’t Afraid of ConflictA long talk about anger with the gloriously foulmouthed senator from Hawaii.
  15. the body politic
    America Is Back, IndeedWith Biden, we’ve restored our country’s favorite tradition: basic, middling, white patriarchy.
  16. the body politic
    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.
  17. capitol insurrection
    ‘It Was No Accident’Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on surviving the siege.
  18. 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.
  19. the body politic
    Stacey Abrams On Finishing the Job In Georgia“It can be undone just as quickly and as effectively as we did it.”
  20. the body politic
    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.
  21. the body politic
    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.
  22. the body politic
    Trump Is Dying to Run Against a ‘Nasty Woman’ AgainAnd he’s not wasting any time getting right down to it.
  23. the body politic
    Sixty Seconds to Self-SabotageThe DNC’s choice of who to feature speaks volumes about the party’s inability to see its own future.
  24. the body politic
    Biden’s Fantasy of Female SubmissionThe Democrats have completely botched this VP pick.
  25. the body politic
    The Poison of Male IncivilityWhen a woman dares respond to it, she’s seen as “disruptive.”
  26. the body politic
    Racism Doesn’t BlinkThe public performance of white supremacy is key to upholding it.
  27. the body politic
    ‘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.
  28. the body politic
    Don’t Call It RiotingMaxine Waters on the history of protest and the language of insurrection.
  29. the body politic
    ‘You Believe He’s Lying?’How the latest debate captured Americans’ exhausting tendency to mistrust women.
  30. power
    The Immoderate Susan CollinsAfter a long career voting across the aisle, why did the Maine senator gamble her legacy on Trump?
  31. the body politic
    The Third Rail of Calling ‘Sexism’Warren tried not to talk about it.
  32. the body politic
    Can You Spot the Fake?Hint: Look at the pundits.
  33. terrible bosses
    Why Do We Lionize Bad Bosses?In this climate of reassessment, what of the legendarily awful boss?
  34. the body politic
    ‘The Meanie, the Lightweight, the Crazies, and the Angry, Dissembling Elitists’Lessons from a year of six women running for president.
  35. the body politic
    Ronan Farrow Depicts a Chilling Cover-up at NBCThe same people who let abuses happen are still running the show.
  36. the body politic
    The Toll of Me TooAssessing the costs for those who came forward.
  37. 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.
  38. 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?
  39. the body politic
    Politics Is Changing; Why Aren’t the Pundits Who Cover It?The Donny Deutsch problem in media.
  40. the body politic
    Why Are the Democrats’ Bad Men Refusing to Step Down?They’ve learned all the wrong lessons from Republicans.
  41. 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.
  42. the body politic
    Our Fury Over Abortion Was Dismissed for Decades As HystericalBut we were gaslit.
  43. the body politic
    Mom vs. Dad on the Road to 2020The cruel double standard at the heart of American politics.
  44. the body politic
    Joe Biden Isn’t the AnswerThe problem with his long history of being That Guy.
  45. the body politic
    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.
  46. the body politic
    Don’t Give Up on the Women’s MarchThe movement must transcend its organizers.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. the body politic
    The New Face of Power Is Taking ShapeWhile the midterms were a step forward, the fight for true representation wages on.
  50. 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.
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