PEN Out Loud with Jason Reynolds and Greg Pardlo: A Reading List
This February, join best-selling and multi-award winning author Jason Reynolds and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Greg Pardlo in conversation for the launch of the 2018 season of PEN Out Loud,… More
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"I've seen dictators rise and fall. Beware, America." Novelist and former PEN America president @SalmanRushdie writes about his experience seeing dictatorships succeed and crumble, and what these lessons offer America right now in the midst of chaos. https://wapo.st/3eUcggt
Drawing from PEN America's recent report "Arresting Dissent," media outlet @Grist discusses how a wave of anti-protest legislation amongst states foretells the hostile attitude towards today's protestors that may catalyze a new wave of anti-protest bills. https://bit.ly/3eOvfsD
Legal Aid sues New York City, saying that over 100 protestors have been locked up for more than a day without seeing a judge (a number that they have subsequently revised to over 200), which violates New York's 24-hour arrest-to-arraignment requirement. https://bit.ly/36Zfuwp