Teri Kanefield

Teri has written novels, short stories, nonfiction for both young readers and adults, and lots of legal briefs. She is currently working on a book on disinformation to be published by Macmillan Publishers. Her political commentary has appeared on the NBC Think Blog and CNN.com. Her articles and essays have appeared in publications as diverse as Education Week, Slate Magazine, and Scope Magazine. Her short fiction has appeared in the American Literary View, The Iowa Review, and others. For twelve years she maintained a private appellate law practice limited to representing indigents on appeal from adverse rulings. She believes with the ACLU that when the rights of society's most vulnerable members are denied, everybody's rights are imperiled. She also believe with John Updike that the purpose of literature is to expand our sympathies. Teri lives with her family on the beautiful central coast in California.

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Cynicism

Before I talk about cynicism, an item of business. I am trying something new. People have asked me to host a podcast, but I have no time. I have 2 books in

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Is the GOP Splintering?

After this poll was released, this question came to me on Twitter: I see two possibilities ahead for the Republican Party. #1: The party hardens as a right-wing white nationalist party and

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Today, We Celebrate

Tomorrow, we get back to work. We have those two senate runoff races in Georgia, then lots of healing and repairing. Apologies to people who have sent me questions. It’s been a

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