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Emily L. Hauser

Columnist

Emily L. Hauser is a long-time commentary writer. Her work has appeared in a variety of outlets, including The Daily Beast, Haaretz, The Forward, Chicago Tribune, and The Dallas Morning News, where she has looked at a wide range of topics, from helmet laws to forgetfulness to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Let's talk about sex: How Donald Trump and Mark Zuckerberg revealed America's squeamishness with women's bodies
Donald Trump
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Let's talk about sex: How Donald Trump and Mark Zuckerberg revealed America's squeamishness with women's bodies

What do mass shootings and police killings have in common? America's sick gun culture.
A man stands with a handgun at a rally.
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What do mass shootings and police killings have in common? America's sick gun culture.

Dear America: It's not just Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
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Dear America: It's not just Bill Cosby

Why liberals should cut Nikki Haley some slack on the Confederate flag
Nikki Haley
Opinion

Why liberals should cut Nikki Haley some slack on the Confederate flag

It's swimsuit season! Is your body socially acceptable?
Weight
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It's swimsuit season! Is your body socially acceptable?

Why Anderson Cooper's advice to 'follow your bliss' is so wrong
Anderson Cooper
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Why Anderson Cooper's advice to 'follow your bliss' is so wrong

The horrifying pervasiveness of police brutality
Boys watch from a seat in a charter bus as demonstrators march in protest of police abuse in Chicago.
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The horrifying pervasiveness of police brutality

Why America's prison rape epidemic is everyone's problem
Prison's darkest secret.
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Why America's prison rape epidemic is everyone's problem

Why there's no such thing as 'women's rights'
Feminist march
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Why there's no such thing as 'women's rights'

Why South by Southwest is a huge, exploitative scam
South by Southwest
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Why South by Southwest is a huge, exploitative scam

Why pot legalization is also a fight for social justice
Marijuana
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Why pot legalization is also a fight for social justice

Why the Latino community doesn't need a 'Ferguson moment'
A screenshot from a video shows the standoff between Antonio Zambrano-Montes and the police.
Opinion

Why the Latino community doesn't need a 'Ferguson moment'

Mike Huckabee won't be president. But liberals still need to call out his anti-LGBTQ Bible shtick.
Mike Huckabee.
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Mike Huckabee won't be president. But liberals still need to call out his anti-LGBTQ Bible shtick.

Israel has only two choices: Eliminate the Palestinians or make peace
An Israeli tank near the border with Gaza.
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Israel has only two choices: Eliminate the Palestinians or make peace

Israel has the right to defend itself. What about the Palestinians?
Palestine
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Israel has the right to defend itself. What about the Palestinians?