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The power of writers as activists

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The incredible Taylor Lewis reflects on the power of writers as activists, her experiences teaching abroad in France, going to grad school in Hawaii, and the current political climate in a recent article in The Writers’ Bloc. Back in 2011, at the Jiménez-Porter Writers’ House at the University of Maryland, Taylor had the great idea to […]

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Activist explains the ‘Value of Nothing’

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by Marlena Chertock, October 1, 2010 Photo courtesy of Google Images. With a sense of humor, seemingly flawless memorization skills and no concern over offence, activist and writer Raj Patel spoke at Elon on Sept. 28 about the fundamental flaw in America’s free market economy. That fundamental flaw is actually in the free market itself, […]