The PEN Pod: Confronting a History of Hate with Seyward Darby
“The alt-right was frequently described as angry white men. . . but it struck me as wrongheaded to assume that women would not be in the movement.” More
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"The indictment of Toomaj Salehi for his music with charges that raise the specter of the death sentence, is both obscene and horrifying," said Julie Trebault, director of PEN America's Artists at Risk Connection (@AtRiskArtists).
On December 3, @OfficialToomaj turns 33 years old, but his life is at grave risk.
The Iranian government continues to jail #ToomajSalehi for his free expression under charges that carry the death penalty.
We call on Iran to #FreeToomaj immediately. https://pen.org/press-release/indictment-of-iranian-rap-artist-toomaj-salehi-for-music-supporting-protests-is-obscene-and-horrifying-says-pen-america/
Elon Musk just brought an infamous neo-Nazi back to Twitter
Andrew Anglin had been de-platformed from the broader internet when companies providing The Daily Stormer’s web hosting, DDoS protection and other utilities cut off their services back in 2017 https://techcrunch.com/2022/12/02/elon-musk-nazis-kanye-twitter-andrew-anglin/