Katha Pollitt

Katha Pollitt is the author most recently of The Mind-Body Problem, a collection of poems.

Doublex
Feb. 11 2011 11:59 AMThe Lack of Female Bylines in Magazines Is Old NewsIf you really want more women writers, get more women editors.
Books
May 25 2010 9:58 AMWhat Was Feminism Really Like in 1970?You won't find out from Martin Amis' version.
Books
July 13 2009 9:29 AMLord Byron's Great InsightMad, bad, and dangerous, he understood what women wanted.
Poem
March 14 2006 6:37 AM"Lot's Wife"
Dialogues
Feb. 2 2006 6:35 PMAt the Saletan Clinic
Poem
Oct. 18 2005 7:41 AM"In the Bulrushes"
The Participatory Book Club
Feb. 19 2004 10:50 AMGreed Is Good ... Not!
The Participatory Book Club
Feb. 17 2004 10:27 AMAmerican Suckers
The Book Club
March 6 2002 2:33 PMGreer Excels at Suppressed Rage
The Book Club
Dec. 20 2001 1:18 PMJesus: An Earth Tourist
The Book Club
Oct. 30 2001 2:30 PMThe High Costs of Open Rebellion in Mary Shelley's England 
The Book Club
Nov. 1 1998 3:30 AMBorges, Moore, and Munro 
Articles
Nov. 9 1996 3:30 AMA Goose-Step Guide to DatingWhat's weird about The Rules.
Books
Nov. 18 2010 10:19 AMCleopatra With BrainsStacy Schiff can't help adding to the myths in her new biography.
Books
Nov. 23 2009 7:03 AMThe Real Secret of FeminismGail Collins reveals who actually made change happen.
Books
March 9 2009 6:48 AMScribblers of America, Unite!Are women writers undervalued because of what they write or how we read?
Dialogues
Feb. 3 2006 5:50 PMIck and Superego
Dialogues
Feb. 1 2006 4:31 PMWaiting for the Condom Crusade
Politics
Nov. 5 2004 12:27 PMWhy Americans Hate Democrats—A DialogueThe indomitable question that plagues liberals.
The Participatory Book Club
Feb. 18 2004 12:15 PMDenby's Dostoevskian Descent
The Book Club
March 7 2002 3:30 PMFeminism Isn't Just About Individual Advancement
The Book Club
March 5 2002 2:57 PMWhat Does The Female Eunuch Say to Us Now?
The Book Club
Dec. 18 2001 9:27 PMJesus H. Christ!
The Book Club
Oct. 30 2001 11:29 AMThese Are a Few of My Favorite Themes 
The Breakfast Table
June 23 1999 1:06 AMDissecting the Day's News

TODAY IN SLATE

Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
Jurisprudence
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PM Dawn Patrol Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
  Business
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
  Life
Outward
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PM A Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
  Arts
Behold
Oct. 19 2014 4:33 PM Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 20 2014 7:00 AM Gallery: The Red Planet and the Comet
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.