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In response to the execution of Iranian poet and activist Hashem Shaabani, Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reflects on privilege, writing, and poetry’s function as a tool of social change.
Every year, stories emerge that serve as a reminder that the American system of justice means injustice for too many, with some receiving little or no punishment for egregious offenses, while others receive harsh or faulty punishment for much less. Here are some of the worst injustices of 2013:
We have become a world of skeptics, dismissing the stories of our fellow human beings with dogmatic precision. We can do better.
Injustices, large and small, abound in prison. California prison inmate Spoon Jackson, a teacher and poet, is wrongly identified as a gang member and placed on lockdown.
This Venice High School senior provokes with his response to the question, what do you want from your life?
While in lockdown, poet and prisoner Spoon Jackson flies in his mind’s eye, witness to freedom and injustice.
Jeff Swain defines ‘unconquered,’ with some help from his friends: William Ernest ‘Captain of My Soul’ Henley and Tom Petty.
We can’t choose our fathers, but we can find our own role models, says Donald D’Haene, who found inspiration in the real and scripted lives of Sidney Poitier.
Anna Birkás has been inspired by the awesome men in her life to create these images reflecting their freedom of self expression.
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Sure, HBO’s breakout hit is about characters, relationships, and transitioning into adulthood, but it’s about something else: the writing life.
A strange man talking to two little girls isn’t necessarily something to be afraid of.
Because when Oprah says, “Can we roll the tape of that,” your tears are going to be released from eye jail.
Laine Colley encourages parents to toss out old patterns of setting limits and choose better pathways in today’s progressive world of new boundaries.
Raoul Wieland explains that while it’s wonderful to see diversity as beautiful, we also need to actively recognize the ways in which people are discriminated against.
Michael Russer explains that impotence does not have to mean a loss of sexual intimacy. In fact, impotence can lead to greater sexual intimacy
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“Without music, life would be a mistake.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
Jeff Perera explains his “Ladder of Masculinity” TEDx talk, and how toxic masculinity is linked to violence.
Marie Franklin’s daughter paints her grandson’s nails, and she doesn’t understand why people have a problem with this.
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