Michael Sorkin

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Pinkwashing Zion Square

When the Freedom of Information Act became law, many of my comrades from the struggles of the sixties sent away for their files. For a number there was a terrible outcome: The files were empty. How terrible to think of yourself as a dangerous enemy of the state only to…

Protest: Michael Sorkin on Ground Zero

Let the winner of the memorial competition— the only open competition held so far—build his or her winning entry in a space of public assembly, not in the midst of a clutch of slick office towers. Let those who are so eager to build do so on the perimeter of…