Posts Tagged: Josh Levin

Notable Los Angeles: 5/27–6/2

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Literary events in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable NYC: 5/18–5/24

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Reagan’s “Welfare Queen” Was Real and Terrifying

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Ronald Reagan’s anecdotal speech about a “welfare queen” who bilked taxpayers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars has largely been discredited as racist demagoguery, but it turns out that particular woman did exist—and welfare fraud was the least of her offenses. Read Josh Levin’s longform account of the life and crimes of Linda Taylor, […]

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