Baynard Woods

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  • Woods: Don’t Mourn, Organize

    Woods: Don’t Mourn, Organize

    When I first moved to Baltimore, my wife and I would walk up Park Avenue and I would point at the brownstone that hosted the old City Paper offices. “I’m going to work there,” I would say. When I finally did, I felt like I had been Babe Ruth calling my home run. I’d grown up on alt-weeklies, buying...

  • Snoozing Through Fascism: A slow-motion academic protest of fascism emerges after conference

    Snoozing Through Fascism: A slow-motion academic protest of fascism emerges after conference

    The great Russian-American writer Masha Gessen was standing on the stage at Bard College in New York in front of a sign that read “Crises of Democracy.” It was the name of an Oct. 12-14 conference sponsored by the Hannah Arendt Center there. "I think it's safe to say that all of us are living in...

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