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The rise and fall of New York’s governor is what happens when we treat male rage and intimidation as a leadership skill

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Ten years after the ‘end of men,’ America has tilted back toward full-blown patriarchy — and it will continue after Trump leaves office

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My writing about race and gender has made me a target for desperate white men who don’t want to change

Illustration: Alicia Tatone


Column

Men have a history of putting their health — and the health of those around them — at risk for fear of seeming unmasculine

President Trump at a National Day of Prayer event in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 7, 2020. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images


Power Trip

The Brett Kavanaugh circus shows us how little has changed

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Power Trip

MeToo’s next step isn’t about Bad Men, but about masculinity

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JESSICA VALENTI

To stop mass shootings, start by educating the people at risk of being radicalized

Mourners embrace at a vigil for the victims of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images


We appear to be on the verge of entering an election that hinges on women’s political engagement, yet our press corps is largely male

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As long as we allow powerful men to claim access to women’s bodies as their just reward, we may not notice the monsters among us

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