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The Fading of Feminism

Writing her column the other day in a London newspaper, a feminist confessed that the women's movement that started some 25 years ago had "spluttered to a halt." Many a middle-aged feminist nowadays will tell you the same thing.

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    Peddlers of Virtue

    The recent controversy involving Olympic diving star Greg Louganis highlights more than the moral degeneracy of the latest poster boy for AIDS. When Louganis hit his head on the diving board and bled into the pool at the 1988 Olympics, the only...

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    Mailer on Madonna

    It is appropriate that Norman Mailer should be ga-ga over Madonna, since Mailer's own lifestyle has been rather— how shall I put it—eccentric, as reported by Hilary Mills in her book Mailer: A Biography.

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