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In Defense of The Letter

The chilly climate for dissent is real

When I was asked to sign an open letter in support of both racial equity and free exchange of ideas to be published in Harper’s, I figured it would land with a fairly big impact, considering some of the names attached: Salman Rushdie, Gloria Steinem, Wynton Marsalis, Margaret Atwood.

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Cathy Young

Cathy Young

Russian-Jewish-American writer. Associate editor, Arc Digital; contributor, Reason, Newsday, The Forward etc. https://www.patreon.com/CathyYoung