Natasha Lennard is a columnist for The Intercept. Her work has appeared in The Nation, Bookforum and the New York Times, among others. She teaches critical journalism at the New School for Social Research in New York. She is the author of “Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist Life.”
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