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Suzanne Nossel

Suzanne Nossel is CEO of PEN America. She was formerly executive director of Amnesty International USA and deputy assistant secretary of state for international organizations at the State Department.

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The Censorship of 'Cancel Culture' May Ultimately Be Most Dangerous for Social Justice Champions

Calling on institutions to bar those with odious views on race and gender empowers them to also exclude those championing equality and progressive change.

Suzanne Nossel ·


Those Who Exercise Free Speech Should Also Defend It—Even When It's Offensive

As path-breaking activists in the antiwar, labor, women’s rights and civil rights movements witnessed, proponents of social change have the strongest stake protecting speech that is unpopular, or even deemed dangerous.

Suzanne Nossel ·


The Alarming Assault on the Free Press

This year on World Press Freedom Day, it is time to remind ourselves and our governments about this essential liberty, and to recommit ourselves to the steps necessary to protect it

Suzanne Nossel ·

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