Tales for Little Rebels on Against the Grain
Wouldn’t it be nice if people learned as children about nonviolence, about rejecting bigotry and war, about social justice? Tales for Little Rebels recovers the legacy of twentieth-century children’s literature written by leftists. Co-editors Julia Mickenberg and Philip Nel discuss the tales and the social movements to which many of them were connected.
How many incompetently represented people get convicted, or even executed? In the volume We Dissent, Abbe Smith describes what’s happened to poor people’s access to effective legal representation. And Michael Risher of the ACLU talks about federal rules, to take effect Friday, that direct the collection and databanking of DNA samples from innocent people.