A young woman falls; a people rises up; it has already been four months that this peopletortured, wounded, bloodiedis still standing, waving a banner with the device: Woman, Life, Freedom!
Soviet-American investigative journalist Yasha Levine is currently writing a memoir, publishing it in installments on his Substack. Called The Soviet Jew: A Weaponized Immigrants Tale, it is about his familys emigration from the Soviet Union and subsequent life in America.
In his recent book, Poverty, by America, Matthew Desmond writes, Poverty might consume your life, but its rarely embraced as an identity. Its more socially acceptable today to disclose a mental illness than to tell someone youre broke. The striking thing about this statement is the degree to which it is both completely true and totally wrong.