Jan 192019

Over 20% of writers surveyed by PEN reported that they avoided writing about certain topics because they knew about surveillance. That survey was in Scotland. Here are some reports: One participant who had covered the conflict in Northern Ireland in 70s and 80s stated that they would not cover the conflict in the same manner if it took place now; another stopped writing about child abuse when they thought about what their search history may…

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Jan 192019

Both the Right and the center have every reason to fear the Women’s March — it’s advancing a radical vision of feminism for the 99 percent. Thousands hold signs and rally while attending the Women’s March on January 20, 2018 in New York. Spencer Platt / Getty It’s the kind of necessary conversation that takes place all the time within activist groups: someone calls out a bigoted statement or points to a pattern of bias…

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