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Turkey: Erdoğan Ensnares Journalists in Political Battle
PEN American Center condemns the arrests of Turkish journalists in police raids today that apparently targeted media and police officials accused of being aligned with political opponents of...
Take Action: End Efforts to Compel James Risen to Identify Source(s)
Join writers in calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to drop the subpoena against journalist James Risen.
Four Poems by Mark McMorris
BY Mark McMorris
What more is there to say about tambourines / that mimic the bells on a leather saddle, strapped / to a horse you rode across the Chinese tundra / or rode over a dune into the sand sea below /...
Mother and Daughter
BY Elisabeth Frost
But then there are daughters who become mothers, confusing the story because as mothers they remain, by definition, also daughters. How do they know which they are?
The Other America: Black Lives and the Police State
BY Lyn Miller-Lachmann
With the deaths of so many black Americans at the hands of both police officers and white vigilantes who have escaped punishment, we are coming to see that two Americas exist.