Brooklyn journalist Melissa Gira Grant is one of the voices who has emerged in the last few years to defend the rights and dignity of people working in all parts of the sex industry. As her new book hits the shelves, she tells The Guardian about moving from sex work into journalism.
A plucky new author has arrived on the scene to take down one of establishment journalism’s most revered figures. Belen Fernandez discusses her new exposé on NYT columnist Thomas Friedman, “The Imperial Messenger.”
The nationwide demonstrations against Wall Street are physical manifestations of broad dissatisfaction with a colossal market power that exists and functions in the abstract—that is, apart from the rest of society. And protesters have organized accordingly, with an occupation of the virtual space of social media. (more)