The PEN Ten with Sebastian Rotella
"I’m obsessed with urban neighborhoods, the ideas of identity and tribe that shape and are shaped by them, the hope, conflict, and heartbreak of the ethnic, racial, and socio-economic… More
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Russian authorities have put Nadya Tolokonnikova (@nadyariot), a member of the @pussyrrriot punk group on a most wanted list for criminal suspects as the Kremlin works to stifle political dissent. The criminal charges Tolokonnikova faces are not specified. https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/pussy-riot-nadya-tolokonnikova-russia-most-wanted-list-criminals-1235294889/
No underestimating this threat. @SuzanneNossel of @PENAmerica tells a US House subcommittee: "This escalating battle for control over free expression in education should worry us all.'
Introducing Higher Ed Autonomy Restrictions: a new tab on PEN America’s Index of Educational Gag Orders, our official tracker of all gag order bills introduced since 2021. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Tj5WQVBmB6SQg-zP_M8uZsQQGH09TxmBY73v23zpyr0/edit#gid=576660683