SVWC Writers Speaking Out: July 25-31

SVWC Writers Speaking Out: July 25-31


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Here’s what our SVWC alumni have been writing about this week:

David Brooks (SVWC 2011 & 2017) – “The Future of American Liberalism” The New York Times

Steve Coll (SVWC 2018) – “Is the Postal Service Being Manipulated to Help Get Trump Reelected?” The New Yorker

Geoff Dyer (SVWC 2020) – “Ranging across Texas” The TLS

Sheri Fink (SVWC 2015) – “‘You Do the Right Things and Still You Get It’” The New York Times

Annette Gordon-Reed  (SVWC 2009) – “Must We Allow Symbols of Racism on Public Land?” Harvard Law Today

Thomas L. Friedman (SVWC 2018) – “If Our Masks Could Speak” The New York Times

Patrick Radden Keefe (SVWC 2020) – “The Power–and Responsibility–of True Crime Writing”

John Lewis (SVWC 2014) – “Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our NationThe New York Times

Helen Macdonald  (SVWC 2017) – “The Mysterious Life of Birds Who Never Come Down” The New York Times Magazine

Isabel Wilkerson   (SVWC 2011) – “Isabel Wilkerson Loves Books. That Doesn’t Mean She Treats Them Gently.” The New York Times

Fareed Zakaria (SVWC 2018) – “Trump never mastered management. That’s why his pandemic response has failed” The Washington Post







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