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Jill Clateman

Jill Clateman is a writer living in Brooklyn Heights.

Marx on the Playground

One day, as I was extracting someone else’s toy from my son’s hand, another mother leaned over and said, “If Karl Marx had ever spent time on a playground, he would have know that communism would never have worked.”

Reflections on Motherhood

Can mothers be creative, ambitious, sexy, and angry—really, really angry—and still be good moms? The answer is yes, but not all the time.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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