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Michelle Goldberg

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Michelle Goldberg is a senior correspondent at The American Prospect. She is also the author of Kingdom Coming and The Means of Reproduction.

The alleged shooter of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords may have been mentally ill, but his hallucinatory fantasy world was informed by the real one. Read more

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The convergence of modern contraception and women's liberation was not intended or expected by the pill's inventors. Read more

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The anti-abortion provisions of both the House and the Senate versions of health care are a serious setback for reproductive rights. We need to support it nonetheless. Read more

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Ellen Willis' cultural libertarianism allowed her to navigate the feminist sex wars of the 1980s with a grace and good sense that still stands up. Read more

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The case of a pregnant Nicaraguan woman who has been denied treatment for cancer is yet another instance of how women's health is disregarded by anti-abortion advocates. Read more

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Health-care reform hinges on abortion, but the pro-choice movement has already lost. Read more

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The upcoming tea-party convention has attracted a large number of high-profile conservative Christians. Could an alliance be next? Read more

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Are impossible beauty standards a subconscious cultural reaction against women's growing political power? Read more

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A case before the European Court of Human Rights rests on the question of whether reproductive rights should be universal. Read more

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Are religious-right leaders like Rick Warren to blame for the rise of anti-gay laws in Africa? Read more

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Palin's book is full of half-truths and self-congratulation. But for a woman aimed at 2012, such inaccuracies may not matter. Read more

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Health-insurance reform was supposed to end the cruelties our system inflicts on patients, not create them. Read more

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One of the few remaining rationales for maintaining the occupation is protecting Afghan women. Is that enough? Read more

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Why is the execution of a potentially innocent man less scandalous than an affair? Read more

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A report on last year's Gaza conflict has provoked outrage in Israel. But is the reaction justified? Read more

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How much should we read into Obama's choice not to meet with the Dalai Lama? Read more

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Gender equality in developing countries may be the premier human-rights struggle of the 21st century -- but first the rest of the world has to care. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

It should come as no surprise that with the election of Barack Obama, the right has returned to a politics of racial resentment. Read more

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There is much to fear in the right's comfort with radicalism, but little to envy. Read more

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