Frederick S. Lane: Bachmann's Anti-Census Fear-Mongering is Nothing New
Patricia Harman: Morgantown's Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me

Link Roundup

Chris Finan (From the Palmer Raids to the Patriot Act: A History of the Fight for Free Speech in America) was featured as a Change Maker in Publishers Weekly for his work on free speech issues. You can read Finan's Beacon Broadside posts here.

Speaking of free speech... is this the future of censorship?

David Bacon's Illegal People is "An Island of Rationality."

Kim Nielsen discusses writing about Anne Sullivan Macy.

Jeff Sharlet answers three questions for Moby Lives. 

Advice for authors about how to handle local bookstore signings