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Rachel Swan

Rachel Swan 

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Rachel Swan is a recovering Luddite. She has also written for Film Quarterly, Vibe, Bitch, Jazziz, and The Best Sex Writing of 2010. Just sayin'.
  • Debtor's Purgatory
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    People who can't afford to hire an attorney have virtually no chance in court against well-heeled lawyers for banks and debt collection companies.
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    Jennifer Jajeh explores the politics of hyphenated identity in I Heart Hamas.
  • The Shrinking Stage
  • The Shrinking Stage

    The economy is forcing local theater companies to book smaller, leaner productions to save money. Is financial prudence inhibiting art?

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