Mark T. Harris has contributed to Utne, Dissent, Z, The Oregonian, and other publications. He 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). For several years he was the Choice Books columnist for Chicago's Conscious Choice magazine.
This essay was previously published on Rebelle Society. Outside, the fast-moving clouds are breaking as the soft morning light falls over the grass and trees and old courtyard buildings that line the street. I crack the window open for the… Read More ›
Published on Common Dreams (Jan. 24, 2017). 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… Read More ›
As the Obama presidency draws to a close, I repost this early article on his political rise from the August-September 2008 issue of the South African magazine, Amandla! This review, co-written with my friend and collaborator Carl Finamore, focuses largely on… Read More ›
Last night I dreamed that I was a child Out where the pines grow wild and tall I was trying to make it home through the forest Before the darkness falls … Read More ›