Out loud

Through periods of illness I have recently taken to listening to books on tape. I know they’re not “on tape,” but I can’t help but use that phrase: bound by childhood, when my parents loaded in cassette after cassette of…

Performing justice

Last week I was one of many Americans who unwittingly clicked through to the “new” Bank of America website and was, for a moment, completely taken in. “Dear Fellow American,” the website announces as one arrives at it, in a…

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