Eesha Pandit,

Eesha Pandit

Houston, TX, United States

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  • AlterNet
  • The Texas Observer
  • Rewire News Group

Past articles by Eesha:

The case of Purvi Patel: How Mike Pence won his crusade against abortion in Indiana

Patel faced 20 years for feticide before charges were dropped — but women's rights are still endangered in Indiana → Read More

“A step in a long staircase toward equal access to freedom”: Supreme Court’s abortion ruling a small victory in a neverending fight

The reproductive freedom movement is building momentum, but too many Americans haven't felt real changes yet → Read More

Understanding one of the most critical Supreme Court cases of the year: HB2 and the fate of abortion access in Texas

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is the most important abortion case in decades → Read More

Criminal injustice in Texas: Thousands stay jailed in just one county because they can’t pay bail — and it’s happening all over the U.S.

77 percent of inmates in Harris County are still locked up despite not being convicted → Read More

The GOP has blood on its hands: How its anti-trans smear campaign is spreading not just hate, but violence too

Shante Thompson, who was shot to death last week, is just one of many trans Americans who face increasing violence → Read More

Trans Americans are under attack: Why North Carolina’s draconian anti-discrimination repeal is just the tip of the iceberg

Statehouses across the country are taking action against a community that already faces shocking levels of violence → Read More

This problem is much bigger than Trump: Why abortion rights in America are becoming more endangered by the day

Trump was rebuked for proposing that women who get illegal abortions be punished. That's actually already happening → Read More

The conversation we need to have about infanticide

A Staten Island woman is charged with the murder of her newborn, but nobody is asking the right questions about it → Read More

The Supreme Court’s massive abortion case: Everything you need to know about Whole Women’s Health vs. Hellerstedt

This week, the eight remaining justices will hear arguments relating to draconian Texas abortion restrictions → Read More

Facebook’s shameless “colonial” ambitions: Why its aggressive play for Indian users was rightfully banned

The Internet giant's aggressive India expansion plan would have undermined net neutrality — so it was banned → Read More

The Sandra Bland case hasn’t gone away: What you need to know about the ongoing legal battles

Two upcoming court dates could help determine whether the police will finally be held to account → Read More

“Abandoned by the state”: How the Zika crisis highlights shameful blind spots in reproductive health

Government responses to the current Zika emergency highlight failures of health policy both in America and abroad → Read More

America’s secret history of forced sterilization: Remembering a disturbing and not-so-distant past

A stunning new documentary details how the government and doctors worked together to sterilize poor women of color → Read More

Don’t let Obama off the hook: Anti-immigrant hysteria isn’t just a Republican problem

While the president looks like a saint compared to conservatives, his administration has a spotty record at best → Read More

Hillary Clinton's Abortion Game-Changer

To say that Clinton has evolved on reproductive rights is no dig. Her shift is admirable, and noteworthy. → Read More

Hillary Clinton’s abortion game-changer: Why her call for abandoning the Hyde Amendment is so important

To say that Clinton has evolved on reproductive rights is no dig. Her shift is admirable, and noteworthy → Read More

Donald Trump’s hateful message is literally poisonous

As racism and Islamophobia have surged in the U.S., so too have the health problems experienced by those targeted → Read More

The terror behind Daniel Holtzclaw: The horrific truth about police & serial abuse

An Oklahoma City officer has been convicted on dozens of charges of abuse. But he isn't alone → Read More

Gun violence is America’s cardinal sin: Why we won’t do anything about a raging epidemic

In the last week, we've twice been reminded that many of our leaders think that murder is a price worth paying → Read More

America’s disturbing epidemic of police abuse revealed: “When the person who sexually assaults you is a police officer, who do you call?”

A shocking new report by the Associated press found 1,000 reports of sexual misconduct in six years → Read More