SVWC Writers Speaking Out: June 6-12

SVWC Writers Speaking Out: June 6-12


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

Kwame Anthony Appiah (SVWC 2019) – “Is It Okay to Dump Him Because of His Medical Condition?The New York Times Magazine

Jeffrey Brown (SVWC 2013-2019) – “What the Pandemic Means for a Film Industry in a ‘State of Paralysis’” PBS NewsHour

Jeffrey Brown (SVWC 2013-2019) – “Landscape Designer Piet Oudolf on Finding Solace in the Garden” PBS NewsHour

William D. Cohan (SVWC 2015) – “What’s Behind the Bad-News Market Boom” Vanity Fair

E. L. Doctorow (SVWC 2000) – “A Master Storyteller’s Advice for Graduates: ‘Be Brave. Be Kind.’” The New York Times

Sheri Fink (SVWC 2015) – “Connecticut Hospitals Ordered to Allow Visitors for Patients with Disabilities” The New York Times

Thomas L. Friedman (SVWC 2018) – “Let’s Change Our Motto to ‘Out of Many, We’” The New York Times

Robert Gates (SVWC 2015) – “Former Defense Secretary Gates: Pushing Away Peaceful Protesters Was ‘A Bad Mistake’” NPR

Adam Hochschild (SVWC 2000-2001, 2017) “The Fight to Decolonize the Museum” The Atlantic

Mark Leibovitch (SVWC 2019) – “An Eyesore Becomes an Icon” The New York Times

John Lewis (SVWC 2014) – “John Lewis to Black Lives Matter Protestors: ‘Give Until You Cannot Give Any More’” The Washington Post

John Lewis (SVWC 2014) – “John Lewis, Congressman and Civil-Rights Legend, Will Never Lose HopeNew York Magazine

Larry Mantle (SVWC 2003-2004) – “Is Affirmative Action Coming Back in California?NPR

Jane Mayer (SVWC 2017) – “Ivanka Trump and Charles Koch Fuel a Cancel-Culture Clash at Wichita StateThe New Yorker

David Miliband (SVWC 2016) – “David Miliband Issues Coronavirus Call to Arms” The Financial Times

Siddhartha Mukherjee (SVWC 2011) – “Can a Vaccine for Covid-19 be Developed in Record Time?” The New York Times Magazine

Jeffrey Toobin (SVWC 2017) – “The Georgia Primary and the State of Voting Rights” The New Yorker

Fareed Zakaria (SVWC 2018) – “If New York City Founders, It’ll Be Because of Bad Government, Not the PandemicThe Washington Post

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