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Marie Myung-Ok Lee

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Marie Myung-Ok Lee

Marie Myung-Ok Lee

Marie Myung-Ok Lee is a novelist and essayist and a winner of the Richard Margolis Award for social justice reporting. She teaches writing at Brown and Columbia Universities.

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News and Features

Calling out discrimination can be a slippery thing, but the shame, humiliation and powerlessness we feel because of overly aggressive policing is real.

New York City’s school bus drivers and aides do a tough job where experience matters.


Is our employer-based healthcare system hurting our economy and culture by keeping too many creatives and entrepreneurs tied to their jobs?
Prabhjot Singh’s clemency toward his at-large attackers should be admired, not taken as a sign of weakness.
It’s time to do something about our national gun crisis.