Gender, Power, and Authoritarianism in the Dystopian Age—2017 PEN World Voices Festival
Marge Piercy, Alice Sola Kim, Namwali Serpell, and Jeff VanderMeer discuss gender, power, and authoritarianism. More
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One teacher's complaint means 116 books are now "Restricted" in all @ecpsfl libraries.
Authors affected include: @nhannahjones @DrIbram @IamGMJohnson @ashleyhopeperez @KyleLukoff @jodipicoult @SJMaas @lxgino @ShaunieDarko @JoKnowles & @MargaretAtwood
It's never "just a book" and it's never just "banned" - it's a far reaching chilling of the critical work of K-12 educators.
It is wrong. And It's unAmerican. https://twitter.com/jonfreadom/status/1576231440815357955
Gov. @GavinNewsom signs law restricting the use of rap lyrics in criminal court cases in California.
@KillerMike @MeekMill @TooShort @tydollasign and several others all showed their support by attending a virtual signing of the legislation. #FreeSpeech https://www.revolt.tv/article/2022-10-01/214578/california-gov-gavin-newsom-signs-law-restricting-the-use-of-rap-lyrics-as-evidence/