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Women’s rights, last year, and this year: KATHA POLLITT on where we stand now. It’s been rough—but isn’t it always? Katha—poet, essayist and columnist–wrote recently for The Nation about “The Year in Feminism.” Support the National Network of Abortion Funds HERE.
Plus: Beatles versus Stones: which side were you on? JOHN McMILLIAN constrasts media myths with musical styles and political and cultural realities. John teaches history at Georgia Tech; his new book is Beatles v. Stones. PLAYLIST: Beatles’, Stones’ versions of “I Wanna Be Your Man”; “Revolution” vs. “Street Fighting Man.”
Also: the most effective political operation the American left has seen in decades: the Working Families Party of New York. HAROLD MEYERSON explains – he wrote about it for The American Prospect and also writes a column for the Washington Post op-ed page.