Three Men I Met (Untrue Stories Based on Real Facts; a Literary Exercise)
This piece was read by Lydia Cacho at the opening night of the 2016 PEN World Voices Festival, where authors shared their philosophical inquiries into society’s need for mind-altering… More
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President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine is @TIME's Person of the Year in recognition of his leadership during his country’s war against Russia.
TIME also recognized “the spirit of Ukraine.”
Read free: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/07/world/europe/zelensky-ukraine-time-person-of-the-year.html?unlocked_article_code=fMEQhgQDDPYsHCldR4o9_Na0SfwhKPhTF8WfProkIh7jA8Cr-VIJqJqH5JVpHqWwAAwfOCa6EuGzA7VTLkXWZ7hlX1DER7Am_ahCxFy7_wuSM6Fn2niCWBLjXKmKV3PVkW7cFDdElCIxHWXzRXKYlp0ME5xPOjr5tZWvDd_qpyPRKGUuI3RrmfqrBRQsyB1hSZOa6ItrJeDkpR27W0S-2YE_CNac6RwN3iP4CsdypB8VsaBBe5w5n44IdPNEod0lCuB1mhKa3ZbHfaFjpaQ-BxZWXM6CTY-zVxX7IpVqn6px9USpo3aDMq8VuLgspbsZJKgfl_2zS5kQqx7bTVt-n3hthgSnIZ6qZLWgH7my3D9fihTPstfi&smid=tw-share #Zelensky #Ukraine #PersonOfTheYear
League City, Texas has voted to restrict access of certain types of books from its public library.
Most of the 63 speakers—including educators, a NASA engineer, military members, and librarians—argued against the resolution, citing government over-reach. https://abc13.com/league-city-council-texas-book-ban-restrictions-books-on-rape-and-bondage/12536465/
“Abolish” is a big word. If you’re using it, you better be sure you’re using it right. That’s why @jrezaian’s been reluctant to even comment on the news that Iran “abolished” — according to an embarrassing number of headlines — its morality police. https://wapo.st/3uvQXM0