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The quality of mercy is not strained;
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest;
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes

— Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice


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Andrea Carney, retired union rank-and-file organizer.
David Hughes, freelance writer.


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Everybody Dance Now 5: The People’s Panopticon

Yesterday my brother Richard remarked in our weekly transatlantic Skype chat that the cell phone camera has changed everything, from unmasked undistanced kids walking down a hallway in Georgia (I hadn’t yet seen it; he’s on Bangkok time) to gals getting their nails done getting zip-tied on the blacktop near my neighborhood.


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