DARE: McConnell Defends Blocking Election Security Bill, Rejects Criticism He Is Aiding Russia
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell rejects criticism of his decision to block an election security bill that supporters say could have helped protect... More
Join PEN America Today
Defend free expression, support persecuted writers, and promote literary culture.
Get updates on events, literary awards, free expression issues, and global news.
The internet is a place where the push and pull between Turkey's liberal and authoritarian poles is keenly felt: social media sites are not banned, but using them may land you in jail. https://bit.ly/345vsnz
The Nobel prize-winning author Svetlana Alexievich, who was the only member of the opposition coordination council's leadership to neither in jail nor in exile, is said to be heading to Germany's capital city Berlin. https://bit.ly/33fijJD
On Weds., join @postlive (Washington Post Live) in partnership with PEN America for a conversation between secretaries of state @JenaGriswold (CO) and @KimWyman12 (WA). Plus @toryburch on her company's support for getting out the vote. #WhatToExpect2020 http://bit.ly/339BDrj