Sarah Skwire is a fellow at Liberty Fund, Inc. She is a poet and author of the writing textbook Writing with a Thesis.
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Things are only going to get more uncomfortable from here on out
DECEMBER 04, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE
When the lives of individuals are used as symbols for the purposes of politics, no one wins but the politicians.
NOVEMBER 28, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE
Done, the map is obvious.
The landmarks are the only ones
we could have chosen
Some Things Never Change (like Rent Control)
NOVEMBER 20, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE
For 70 years, The Freeman has been trying to tell the world about the pernicious effects of rent control. Intermittently, fiction writers have joined in. Will this policy always keep cities trapped in stasis?
A capitalist thread runs through the history of temptation
NOVEMBER 06, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE
It shines in candlelight. It whispers seductively. It makes the gowns for queens and princesses, the scarf at the throat of the aviator, the lingerie that suggests and arouses before it is even worn.
Reflections on disease in the time of Ebola
OCTOBER 23, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE
Can historical memory help us confront the plagues of the 21st century?