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Our Bodies, Our Anger

From the March 2024 Print Edition

Our culture is full of angry women—angry at misogynist men, angry that careerism hasn’t brought the fulfillment it promised, angry that they might get pregnant, angry when they don’t, angry at toxic masculinity, angry at the mental load, angry about a whole host of grievances. In a . . . . Continue Reading »

Three Christmas Dinners

From the February 2023 Print Edition

For many people under the age of forty, the days of sitting at one Christmas table have gone the way of the Waltons. Ma, Pa, and their handful of children make up far too simple a family scene. But the loss of the classic Christmas table may indicate more than the passing of an iconic TV . . . . Continue Reading »