SVWC Writers Speaking Out: October 31 – November 6

SVWC Writers Speaking Out: October 31 – November 6


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

Elliot Ackerman (SVWC 2020) – “American Exceptionalism Makes Us Think We’d Never Face the Violent Unrest of Other Countries. We Shouldn’t Feel So Confident” – Time

Mitch  Albom   (SVWC 1997-1999, 2001-2005) – “Election will be meaningless if we don’t change our ways” – Detroit Free Press

David Brooks (SVWC 2011 & 2017) – “What the Voters Are Trying to Tell Us” – The New York Times

Jeffrey Brown (SVWC 2013-2019) – “How the Pandemic Could Cause Significant ‘Learning Loss’ for Students” – PBS NewsHour

Thomas L. Friedman (SVWC 2018) – “There Was a Loser Last Night. It Was America.’” – The New York Times

Eliza Griswold (SVWC 2018) – “The Count Begins in Pennsylvania: ‘It’s Going to be a Wild Ride’” – The New Yorker

Mark Leibovich (SVWC 2019) – “A Nation On Edge: On Election Day, Fears and Unrest are Palpable.” – The New York Times

George Packer (SVWC 2008 & 2020) – “Face the Bitter Truth” – The Atlantic

Fareed Zakaria (SVWC 2018) – “Once again, Democrats have misunderstood minorities” – The Washington Post


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