• Pussy Riot by Igor_Mukhin
    Freedom of Speech Roundup

    In the Weekly Freedom of Speech Roundup Sampsonia Way presents some of the week’s top news on freedom of expression, journalists in danger, artists in exile, and banned literature. This week news from Russia, Tibet, Iran, the Americas, and Julian Assange.

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  • Poetry: Walt Whitman by Francisco Aragón

    “Walt Whitman”, a poem by Francisco Aragon, traces its roots back to Nicaraguan poet and essayist Rubén Darío. The poem effectively rests in the space between the three writers (Whitman, Darío, and Aragón), but preserves the souls of each.

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