SVWC Writers Speaking Out: August 8-14

SVWC Writers Speaking Out: August 8-14


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

Elliot Ackerman (SVWC 2020) – “America’s Military Should Confront Its Past, Not Bury It” – The New York Times

David Brooks (SVWC 2011 & 2017) – “This Is Where I Stand” – The New York Times

Sarah M. Broom  (SVWC 2020) – “There’s no easy way to write about your family” – The Guardian

William  D. Cohan (SVWC 2015) – “Revlon’s Ron Perelman Yearns for a ‘Simpler Life’ Amid Business Sell-Off” – Vanity Fair

Sheri Fink  (SVWC 2015) “Inside the Fight to Save Houston’s Most Vulnerable” – The New York Times

Thomas L. Friedman (SVWC 2018) – “A Geopolitical Earthquake Just Hit the Middle East” – The New York Times

Peter Hessler (SVWC 2006) – “How China Controlled the Coronavirus” – The New Yorker

Mitch Landrieu (SVWC 2019) – “Race in America: The Historical Monuments Debate” – The Washington Post LIVE

Natasha Trethewey (SVWC 2015) – “How Natasha Trethewey Remembers Her Mother” – The New Yorker

Madhuri Vijay (SVWC 2019) “Madhuri Vijay on the Cultural Complexity of Identity” – The New Yorker

Madhuri Vijay (SVWC 2019) “You Are My Dear Friend” – The New Yorker

Isabel Wilkerson (SVWC 2011) “Isabel Wilkerson Talks About ‘Caste’” – The New York Times

Fareed Zakaria (SVWC 2018) – “Washington fiddles while America burns” – The Washington Post


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