Rage Purchasing ‘Maus’ Is Not Going To Help Anyone

Book banning is a wickedly cruel and cowardly thing to do. In an era when the words “free speech” are weaponized to defend even the grossest ideas (racism, sexism, antisemitism, take the red pill, etc.), it seems particularly insidious and hypocritical that anyone from the right would advocate for censorship by removing books from libraries. And yet here we are.

In Texas, Republican lawmakers created a list of 850 books to remove from school classrooms and library shelves because they feel that these books will corrupt children. One book, in…

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Writer + Editor | Slow Living + Science Nerd | Rep’d by Folio Lit | Follow my stories here: https://sarahcottrell.medium.com/membership