Not “reproductive rights,” but reproductive justice

Read this very-good essay from Dorothy Roberts at Dissent. It includes: The language of choice has proved useless for claiming public resources that most women need in order to maintain control over their bodies and their lives. Indeed, giving women “choices” has eroded the argument for state support, because women without sufficient resources are simply …

How much of life is choice? And how much luck?

Joanne Goldblum, of the National Diaper Bank Network, writes: The trajectory of our lives is determined by a series of choices and luck, but it seems to me that many people discount how big a role luck plays. From the perspective of a baby, the family the baby is born into is a matter of …