Eesha Pandit

Eesha Pandit is a writer and activist based in Houston, TX. You can follow her on twitter at @EeshaP, and find out more about her work at

Legal and still a crime: Abortion laws to watch out for in Trump’s America Eesha Pandit
Learning from grief, learning from rage — progressive survival under Donald Trump will require both Eesha Pandit
New black-brown alliances in Houston could set a pattern for grassroots progressive change Eesha Pandit
“I am a big fan of Hindu”: Donald Trump’s hideous love affair with Hindu nationalism Eesha Pandit
How our broken bail system punishes domestic-abuse survivors — and empowers abusers Eesha Pandit
Support shams: Anti-abortion clinics masquerading as pregnancy support centers Eesha Pandit
A “failed policy based on failed research”: The destructive legacy of Bill Clinton’s 1996 welfare reform act Eesha Pandit
The conversation on Zika needs more than alarm bells: 5 things we must keep in mind Eesha Pandit
Backlash against Texas prosecutor: Devon Anderson under scrutiny after jailing rape victims Eesha Pandit
The case of Purvi Patel: How Mike Pence won his crusade against abortion in Indiana Eesha Pandit
“A step in a long staircase toward equal access to freedom”: Supreme Court’s abortion ruling a small victory in a neverending fight Eesha Pandit
Cognitive dissonance: Obama says he stands with America’s immigrants — but his policies say otherwise Eesha Pandit
Understanding one of the most critical Supreme Court cases of the year: HB2 and the fate of abortion access in Texas Eesha Pandit
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. Eesha Pandit
Abortion rights at stake: Purvi Patel and the fate of pregnant women in Indiana Eesha Pandit
There’s a new battle raging in California over history textbooks. Here’s what you need to know Eesha Pandit
The government’s cold-blooded anti-immigrant scam: How ICE is outsourcing detention and deportation to local police Eesha Pandit
The dark road to criminalizing pregnancy: Why everyone should care about the “feticide” conviction of Purvi Patel Eesha Pandit
The GOP has blood on its hands: How its anti-trans smear campaign is spreading not just hate, but violence too Eesha Pandit
Trans Americans are under attack: Why North Carolina’s draconian anti-discrimination repeal is just the tip of the iceberg Eesha Pandit
This problem is much bigger than Trump: Why abortion rights in America are becoming more endangered by the day Eesha Pandit
The conversation we need to have about infanticide Eesha Pandit
The end of real choice in Texas: This is what would happen if SCOTUS doesn’t intervene Eesha Pandit
The Supreme Court’s massive abortion case: Everything you need to know about Whole Women’s Health vs. Hellerstedt Eesha Pandit
Facebook’s shameless “colonial” ambitions: Why its aggressive play for Indian users was rightfully banned Eesha Pandit
The Sandra Bland case hasn’t gone away: What you need to know about the ongoing legal battles Eesha Pandit
“Abandoned by the state”: How the Zika crisis highlights shameful blind spots in reproductive health Eesha Pandit
America’s secret history of forced sterilization: Remembering a disturbing and not-so-distant past Eesha Pandit
Don’t let Obama off the hook: Anti-immigrant hysteria isn’t just a Republican problem Eesha Pandit
Hillary Clinton’s abortion game-changer: Why her call for abandoning the Hyde Amendment is so important Eesha Pandit
Donald Trump’s hateful message is literally poisonous Eesha Pandit
“None of us belong in this cage”: Why hunger strikes are spreading to immigration detention centers across the country Eesha Pandit
The terror behind Daniel Holtzclaw: The horrific truth about police & serial abuse Eesha Pandit
Gun violence is America’s cardinal sin: Why we won’t do anything about a raging epidemic Eesha Pandit
America’s shameful & incoherent fear: Why our rush to demonize refugees is so disturbing Eesha Pandit
America’s disturbing epidemic of police abuse revealed: “When the person who sexually assaults you is a police officer, who do you call?” Eesha Pandit
The twisted, authoritarian logic of population control: Why the end of China’s “one child” policy isn’t nearly enough Eesha Pandit
Trump’s birthright citizenship insanity isn’t going away: How Texas is trying to screw over the children of immigrants Eesha Pandit
The modern horrors of India’s ancient injustice: How a government has abandoned millions—and they are fighting back Eesha Pandit
The discomfiting truth about white feminism: Meryl Streep, Amy Poehler & the movement’s long history of racial insensitivity Eesha Pandit