Michelle Goldberg

Michelle Goldberg

Michelle Goldberg became an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times in 2017 and was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2018 for public service for reporting on workplace sexual harassment issues. Previously, she was a senior contributing writer at The Nation. She is the author of The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of the World, and Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism.

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A protest Monday outside the Supreme Court against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. (Photo: Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press) Views
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Pigs All the Way Down
Over the weekend, the controversy over Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination evolved in a way guaranteed to create maximum partisan bitterness and mistrust. On Sunday, Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer published a Rorschach test of a story in The New Yorker , revealing a new accusation against...
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'Rashida Tlaib at her campaign headquarters in Detroit on Wednesday after becoming the Democratic nominee for a House seat." (Photo: Anthony Lanzilote for The New York Times) Views
Friday, August 10, 2018
The Pragmatic Left Is Winning
On Tuesday, Rashida Tlaib, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, won her primary in Michigan, and she is now overwhelmingly likely to become the first Muslim woman in Congress. In a referendum, people in Missouri voted 2 to 1 to overturn an anti-union “right to work” law passed by the...
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At a rally last week in Wichita, Kan., for James Thompson, a Democratic House candidate for a House seat, an audience member displayed a sign portraying Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America and Democratic nominee for a House seat in New York City. (Photo: Hilary Swift for The New York Times) Views
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Democrats Are Moving Left. Don’t Panic.
In November, several outright Nazis and white supremacists will appear on Republican ballot lines. Arthur Jones, a founder of a neo-Nazi group called the America First Committee, managed to become the Republican nominee for Congress in the heavily Democratic Third District in Illinois. The...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democratic candidate for New York's 14th congressional district, spoke with MSNBC's Chris Hayes on Wednesday night about her bold progressive agenda. (Photo: MSNBC/screenshot) Views
Sunday, July 01, 2018
The Millennial Socialists Are Coming
In May, three young progressive women running for the state Legislature in Pennsylvania, each endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America, won decisive primary victories over men heavily favored by the political establishment. Two of the women, Summer Lee, 30, and Sara Innamorato, 32, ousted...
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Indiana Just Sentenced a Woman Convicted of Feticide to 20 Years in Prison
Indiana’s law allowing discrimination against gay people is not the only reason that the state deserves our opprobrium. It’s also about to become the first state to imprison a woman for what it says is the death of a baby born after an attempted abortion. On Monday, 33-year-old Purvi Patel, an...
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Corporate Religious Freedom Means Freedom to Discriminate
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Starving College Students and the Shredded Social Contract
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Thursday, January 30, 2014
New York’s Outrageous Attempt to Ban Academic BDS
New York State, it seems, is about to boycott the American Studies Association to show that academic boycotts are wrong.
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Tuesday, March 17, 2009
America, One Nation Under No God?
In recent years, non-religious Americans have won a modicum of public acknowledgment. Not long ago, politicians insulted them with impunity or at best simply overlooked them. But the heightened public religious fervour of the Bush years led the country's infidels to organise as never before, turning atheist authors like Sam Harris into celebrities and opening lobbying offices in Washington, DC, just like religious interest groups do.
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Friday, February 06, 2009
Getting Religion Out of the Workplace
Though I care tremendously about the separation of church and state, Barack Obama 's pledge to expand the sort of faith-based initiatives begun by George Bush never bothered me much. In part, that's simply because Democrats are better stewards of public resources than Republicans.
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