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"When a marriage between a man and a woman takes place, it's often tacitly assumed that the woman has 'won.' She has, at least in some form, wrested power from her partner. And our American patriarchy doesn't look kindly on powerful women."

5 scathingly funny cartoons about Trump's Justice Department takeover:

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"It is time to earnestly consider the possibility that Bloomberg will be the Democratic nominee for president," writes @joelmmathis . "What a weird election year this is turning out to be."

"Portrait of a Lady on Fire" is a story of gender politics, life as a woman under patriarchal rule, queer identity, and what it's like to truly see, and be seen by, another person. But it's also a visual lesson on the artist's process, writes @agracru .

Two billionaire businessmen from Manhattan duking it out to be president of the United States? "That's bad. Really bad," says @DamonLinker .

Huge companies are a problem. So are tiny ones, says @jeffspross :

Awards season may be over, but our obsession with it never dies. Here are some insanely early predictions for next year's Oscars:

"Women-only spaces offer a profoundly different experience than co-ed ones. There is simply no substitute for these spaces; they are not competitors, but counterparts."

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Here's the latest cover of our magazine, highlighting America's predator problem.

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Tulsi Gabbard's lawyers demand retraction and apology from Hillary Clinton over Russia remarks.

Andrew Yang was too good for the presidential race, says @matthewwalther . His failure is America's loss.

Mike Pence just crammed 3 inaccuracies about 9/11 into 1 tweet.

"We live in a culture that sees female pain as normal and male pleasure as a right," says :

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"We live in a culture that sees female pain as normal and male pleasure as a right," says :

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"If we brand Kavanaugh guilty and drum him from the public square without evidence, then we will have created incentives that value character assassination above actual character."

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America has a heroin epidemic. The solution is simple: Legalize heroin.

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