Weekly Fellows Update
by Deanna Cantrell
Check in with SPI Fellow James Doty who was featured in an edcast 10 Minute Insight Series this week.┬á Also, of note, Doty recently released a book titled Into the Magic Shop: A NeurosurgeonÔÇÖs Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart.┬á It is about triumph over adversity and insight gained from struggle.┬á Read more at the StanfordÔÇÖs Center for Compassion and Altruism and stop by Amazon to order a copy.
SPI Fellow John McWhorter published a piece on The Daily Beast this week titled Black Lives Matter is Living in the Past.
The linguist paints a stunning picture to support his thesis.┬á It is plain to see that however noble the intent the campaign has fallen on deaf ears or been misunderstood by many Americans. ┬áHe offers solutions.
SPI Fellow Taslima Nasrin was featured in last weekÔÇÖs FellowÔÇÖs column, but she just keeps coming out with great work.┬á Hence, she is making another appearance.┬á This week she was featured in a Caravan Magazine interview titled, India Could Be Proud of Having a Writer Who Criticizes All Religions Including Islam.ÔÇØ┬á The interview chronicles her escape from clerics who placed a bounty on her head, spans her career and offers her always compelling insight.
SPI Advocate Maryam Namazie also is consistently writing great content with her political-social TV magazine, Bread and Roses.┬á Which you are invited to read more about and support on Patreon.┬á This week, read her newest article seen on spiked-online titled, If Islamists Can Speak on Campus, Why CanÔÇÖt I? It is about how she took on campus censors and won.