Jonathan Franzen is in a fracas over his comments deploring the Internet and social media. Michelle Goldberg says we should admit we’re losing something important.
Michelle Goldberg is a senior contributing writer for The Daily Beast. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism and The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of the World, winner of the 2008 J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award and the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book Prize. Goldberg’s work has appeared in Glamour, Rolling Stone, The Nation, New York magazine, The Guardian, and The New Republic. Her next book is about the world-traveling adventuress, actress, and yoga evangelist Indra Devi.
Because educating kids at home is almost entirely unregulated in much of the country, parents are able to hide their crimes—sometimes fatally.
Clinics are being regulated out of existence with rules about hallway width, the size of procedure rooms, and vast amounts of other red tape.
Mississippi’s governor comes out with some bad ideas for women. Michelle Goldberg reports.
Gosnell’s clinic is no argument against legal abortion. Michelle Goldberg on why the right has it wrong.
Anti-abortion activists are using a woman’s death to argue for more regulations. But it was the over-regulation of abortion that led her to Gosnell’s unsafe clinic to begin with.
They were homeschooled in Christian families to be dutiful, have many children, and follow tradition. But now they are taking to the Internet to expose their painful pasts.
Columnists are mercilessly attacking Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Lean In. Michelle Goldberg says they might be surprised to find that her ideas are reasonable, thoughtful—and necessary.
The right is likely to cut him some slack on his abortion and birth control shift because he needs to close the gender gap to win—and because that win could easily mean the end of Roe v. Wade, says Michelle Goldberg.