President-elect Donald Trump has announced the appointment of Steve Bannon to be his strategic right-hand man. Bannon is the former executive editor for Breitbart News, a right-wing news site notorious for publishing articles sympathetic to white nationalism that also stir racist fears and anti-Semitism. Bannon’s site has abused the First Amendment to threaten minorities, women, … More Trump will lay siege to free speech. Here’s how you can resist.
I attended an arts event the other day that reminded me why I don’t go to arts events. The event was one of a series of readings sponsored by a Seattle-area literary non-profit which I won’t name, but I respect it for its work with aspiring writers and young people. The event’s theme of climate … More Why arts events are like torture