About Elizabeth @lizflock
Elizabeth Flock is an independent journalist who reports on justice and gender. She can be reached at email@example.com
Elizabeth’s Recent Stories
Arts Nov 18Why Richard Powers schedules his writing around what nature is doing
The author of "The Overstory" follows a saying by Thoreau: "Resign yourself to the influence of the earth."…
Arts Nov 07Discussion questions for ‘The Overstory’
"The Overstory" is our November book club for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, "Now Read This"…
Arts Nov 06Ethan Hawke doesn’t want to make movies that waste your time
In a wide-ranging conversation, the actor-director spoke with the PBS NewsHour about telling the truth as an artist, how art can challenge viewpoints, and whether he’ll reunite with his “Before” collaborators for one more sequel.
Arts Nov 05Burnout is rampant among doctors and nurses. Can the arts help?
For decades, art therapy has been used to help patients. But today, doctors are looking at how it can also help health care providers.
Arts Oct 30‘The Overstory’ is our November book club pick
"The Overstory" is a novel about trees, activism and our relationship to the natural world.
Arts Oct 295 advocates and crusaders who helped define corporate rights
Long before there were calls to break up Silicon Valley’s biggest companies, long before the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision in 2010, corporations had gained significant rights and powerful influence in the United States. “We the Corporations” author Adam Winkler…
Arts Oct 15How one corporation exploited the amendment that was meant to protect former slaves
Corporations have often leveraged progressive reforms to serve the ends of business, says author Adam Winkler. "Perhaps more surprising is that corporations have also been innovators in constitutional law."…
Arts Oct 08Why author Adam Winkler doesn’t wait for inspiration to start writing
"I sit down at the computer every weekday morning and begin to write, even if I feel blocked or don’t have much to say," says Winkler, author of "We the Corporations."…
Arts Oct 01Discussion questions for ‘We the Corporations’
'We the Corporations' by Adam Winkler is the October book club pick.
Arts Sep 30‘We the Corporations’ is our October book club pick
Author Adam Winkler argues that the issue of constitutional rights for corporations began long before Citizens United.