Mark T. Harris

Mark T. Harris is a Portland, Oregon-based writer. His essays and other writing appear in Utne magazine, Common Dreams, Counterpunch, The Oregonian, Z, and many other publications and news sources. Harris is a featured contributor to The Flexible Writer, fourth edition, by Susanna Rich (Allyn & Bacon/Longman, 2003); and Guide to College Reading, sixth edition, by Kathleen McWhorter (Addison-Wesley, 2003). Contact: Harris [ at] WritersVoice [dot] org

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 8:15am
Dawn of the Resistance
As someone once said, a lie can travel halfway around the world before the truth puts its boots on. In the 2016 presidential election, right-wing billionaire Donald Trump’s lies may have carried him as far as the White House, but with this past weekend’s global Women’s March on Washington the truth...
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Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 6:45am
Dreamers of the World, Unite
To imagine a socialist United States is what many people might consider a utopian vision. In that particularly pragmatic strain of American thought, utopian has an almost pejorative association to it, too. As in, get real, that’ll never happen.
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Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 10:28am
Planet Hiroshima 2011
When the first atomic bomb fell on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, two-year-old Sadako Sasaki was at home with her family. Unlike tens of thousands of others, she was fortunate enough to survive the immediate blast of the 15-kiloton Uranium-235 bomb.
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