Friday, June 16, 2023

Daniel Ellsberg’s Life Beyond the Pentagon Papers

After revealing the government’s lies about Vietnam, Ellsberg spent six decades as an anti-nuclear activist, getting arrested as many as ninety times in civil-disobedience protests. (from The New Yorker):

Thursday, June 15, 2023

LESSON LEARNED: Mississippi’s Surprising Success in Public Education (Literacy). (PBS Q&A)

Monday, June 12, 2023


A. G. Sulzberger on the Battles Within and Against the New York Times

The paper’s publisher discusses bias in reporting, the Times’ financial comeback, and criticisms of its coverage of Trump, trans issues, and the war in Ukraine.

Sunday, June 11, 2023


Ocean Vuong: ‘I don’t believe a writer should just keep writing as long as they’re alive’

The award-winning poet and author on bringing his career to a meaningful end, processing the death of his mother via verse, and his love of mixed martial arts