Aman­da Mar­cotte is a pol­i­tics writer for Salon. She has pre­vi­ous­ly writ­ten for Slate Rolling Stone, LA Times, and USA Today.

Moe Tkacik is a free­lance writer; read her oth­er sto­ries for In These Times here. She is a for­mer Wall Street Jour­nal reporter and was a found­ing edi­tor of Jezebel.

Hillary Clinton Suggested Breaking Up the Big Banks Won’t End Racism and Sexism. Is She Right?
Clinton's remark prompted a furious debate. Is there any truth to it—and why did she say it? Moe Tkacik and Amanda Marcotte debate.