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The Upside of Brandenburg v. Ohio
© davidevison / Adobe Stock. The first time I met an aspiring white supremacist was during a class trip to a county career center in southwest Ohio. He was tall and had buzzed hair and told my friend Niquelle and me that he loved the movie American H
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Silicon Valley Hustling: An Interview with Anna Wiener
Anna Weiner (Photo: Russell Perkins) As a contributing writer for The New Yorker, Anna Wiener files dispatches from San Francisco that home in on the Silicon Valley’s human stories with a subtlety elided by consumer data sets and algorithmic models.
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Living Essayistically
Robert Musil. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. I am looking at a photograph of a late-middle-aged man in a gray suit with broad lapels. He is wearing a bow tie. There are dark leaves behind him and the lines of a sunlit house. His right hand dan