The US Represented MUSE-Letter for February 19-February 25, 2017

Habitually Distracted – Sunday, February 19

In “Truth for Truth’s Sake,” Gary Walker explores some less covered connections between George Orwell and our world. Orwell was especially critical of the irresponsible and lazy use of language, and he famously managed to criticize just about everyone, including those he agreed with politically.

Jerome Parent -February 21

In the essay “DIY Abortion,” author Jerome Parent revisits the need for women to have easy access to birth control and abortions. He argues that an X prize needs to be established to research and develop ways for women to meet these needs in spite of government interference.