Helaine Olen

Helaine Olen is a contributor to Post Opinions and the author of "Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry" and co-author of "The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t...

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Denying a woman a right to a legal abortion is not an expression of love for women and children. It is instead an expression of hatred and contempt. (Photo: Marc Nozell/flickr/cc) Views
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Alabama’s Abortion Ban Doesn’t Promote Life. It Exhibits Contempt For It.
On Tuesday, the Alabama state legislature decisively passed a bill that would criminalize all abortions in the state. It was accompanied with the usual tripe about the sanctity of life. “ When God creates the miracle of life inside a woman’s womb ,” one Alabama state legislator piously opined, “it...
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Participants at the 49th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday. (Photo: Laurent Gillieron/EPA-EFE) Views
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Davos Attendees Are Worried About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She’s the Least of Their Problems.
Attendees at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, are worried about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). So says CNBC , which reports that the multimillionaires and billionaires at the annual elite gathering are all but quaking in their expensive winter boots at the thought of her...
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