Why writers are public intellectuals.

Warren Ellis writes about Umberto Eco as public intellectual, and compares Italy under Berlusconi to what sounds like the America we’re in right now. Ellis writes: “Pure reportage [is] conscious people telling you where they think we are and what they think it looks like.”Like Ta-Nehisi Coates, etc. Lots of great writers. Doing a highly… Continue reading Why writers are public intellectuals.