Latest from Monica Hesse

Why applaud a woman who used her power to make the lives of the most powerless more difficult?

  • Oct 23, 2019

Somehow, nobody seemed to have let the Utah senator know that he already had a powerful platform.

  • Oct 22, 2019

For once, it’s not just female candidates beset by archetypes and associations.

  • Oct 16, 2019

With his simplistic response, he shuts down conversations about consent, power imbalances and victim psychology.

  • Oct 11, 2019

He’s become the toast of the resistance, but it’s not necessarily because of what he says.

  • Oct 9, 2019

Contemplating someone we love to hate and hate to love and can’t get rid of and fiercely miss.

  • Oct 6, 2019

The real reason the teenage climate activist gets under the skin of so many adults.

  • Sep 25, 2019

Why the lessons of our long-ago English teachers shouldn’t keep us from embracing new language.

  • Sep 20, 2019

The essential conversation about alcohol, toxic peer pressure and atonement I wish we’d had.

  • Sep 17, 2019

Web Hostess Monica Hesse sifts the Internet so you don't have to, searching for meaning, manners and the next great meme.

  • Jun 28, 2018
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