Click the title above for the story. And yes, I know. “This is happening in Israel, not the U.S.,” you’ll say. Hmm. Take a look at Frances Stonor Saunders’ book The Cultural Cold War: The CIA and the World of Arts and Letters, then add the attempt to cover up telecom spying on our emails, and just try to imagine it’s not happening here.
Joseph Hutchison, Colorado Poet Laureate 2014-2018, has published 17 books, including a translation of flash fictions by Mexican author Miguel Lupián, and co-edited two anthologies. He lives in the mountains southwest of Denver, Colorado, the city where he was born. He teaches at the University of Denver's University College, where he currently directs two programs: Arts & Culture and Global Affairs.