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If You Want to #Resist, Pay a Poet

If you want to resist, pay a poet. Poets don’t make much money. They do bookstore readings for free, and sell their poetry books for maybe $15. It seems like such a trivial, useless thing to write a poem, until you remember that some governments throw poets in jail. Because poets’ words incite people to …

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13 Most Popular Stories of 2015

Filmmaking, poetry, dance and the politics of art top Cultural Weekly’s list of most popular stories of 2015. That’s a tribute to all of you diverse, engaged, culturally attuned readers. Here are 2015’s thirteen most-read pieces. 13. Help Poet Wo Chan and His Family Fight Unjust Deportation. Chiwan Choi’s impassioned plea to aid Wo Chan, …

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