SVWC Writers Speaking Out: June 1-5

SVWC Writers Speaking Out: June 1-5


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

Elliot Ackerman (SVWC 2020) – “The Police Will Be Part of the Solution, TooThe New York Times

Mitch Albom (SVWC 1997-1999 & 2001-2005) – “George Floyd Pleaded with Police for His Life. His Last Words Should Haunt Us AllUSA Today

Peter Bergen (SVWC 2015) – “Why Mattis’ Verdict on Trump Is Devastating” and “Tom Cotton’s ‘Send in the Troops’ Op-Ed Is Just WrongCNN

David Brooks  (SVWC 2017) – “How to Do Reparations Right” The New York Times

William D. Cohan (SVWC 2015) – “How Pandemic Profiteers Are Getting Richer With the Fed’s Easy MoneyVanity Fair

Maureen Corrigan (SVWC 2016) – “Identical Twins Become Divided by Race in ‘The Vanishing Half’NPR

Sheri Fink (SVWC 2015) – “The C.D.C. Waited ‘Its Entire Existence for This Moment.’ What Went Wrong?The New York Times

Thomas L. Friedman (SVWC 2018) – “America, We Break It, It’s GoneThe New York Times

Robert Kagan (SVWC 2019) – “The Battle of Lafayette Square and the Undermining of American Democracy” The Washington Post

Mitch Landrieu (SVWC 2019) – “The Price We Have Paid for Not Confronting RacismThe New York Times

Mark Leibovitch (SVWC 2019) – “Trump Vowed to Disrupt Washington. Now He Faces Disruption in the StreetsThe New York Times

George Packer (SVWC 2008) – “Shouting Into the Institutional Void” The Atlantic

Bryan Stevenson (SVWC 2016) – “Bryan Stevenson on the Frustration Behind the George Floyd Protests” By Isaac Chotiner. The New Yorker

Jeffrey Toobin (SVWC 2017) – “Can President Trump Really Order Troops into Cities?The New Yorker

Natasha Trethewey (SVWC 2015) – “America the Beautiful: Three Generations in the Struggle for Civil RightsFinancial Times

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