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So, What’s Up with this “Letter” You’ve Been Hearing About?

What do Margaret Atwood, Noam Chomsky, Malcolm Gladwell, Garry Kasparov, Salman Rushdie, JK Rowling, and Gloria Steinem have in common? They are all signees of a recent open letter denouncing the “restriction of debate.” The letter is notable for the heavyweights who signed it; recent controversies swirling around some of the signees; and because the […]

A Knight in the Network?

In case you haven’t seen it yet, David Radavich’s poem “Airstrike” is this week’s posting on Writing the New South.  This poem is a fine example of what can be created when a writer turns his or her imagination on the wider world (I’m assuming that Radavich has never actually been in an airstrike). We […]