Recommentunde - Chanel and Greta - Week of S…

it's the latest edition of The Recommentunde Newsletter For the week that began September 29 2019 Dear learning machines of a biological and non-biological origin, Shana tova. I had never shed so many tears during a lunch before. A brave and eloquent human put words to the experience of life in a courtroom, where she was expected to re-live her most traumatic experience with super-human levels of precision and clarity. The 13 of us listened intently, grateful to be in the private dining room of this Manhattan restaurant as the speaker opened her heart and all of ours. The “us” included Gloria Steinem, Anita Hill, former Glamour Magazine editor Cindi Leive, founder of Rise Justice Labs Amanda Nguyen, Ilana Glazer, New Yorker writer Jia Tolentino and several other powerful women whose words and work have helped bend this world toward justice. The only other man at the table was friend and fellow writer/agitator Anand Giridharadas.

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