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Open Letter To Ellen Rosenbush, Editor of <i>Harper’s</i>: Thank You For Your Note, But No Subscription Renewal Until Gender Disparity Is Resolved
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Open Letter To Ellen Rosenbush, Editor of Harper’s: Thank You For Your Note, But No Subscription Renewal Until Gender Disparity Is Resolved

In 1980, my grandfather Robert O. Anderson rescued [Harper's] magazine from impending insolvency with a $1.5-million grant. I hope, no less than he did, that the publication survives. But I don’t believe that the magazine that exists today fulfills the mission my grandfather desired to save. In 2013, 77 percent of Harper’s bylines were by male contributors. Continue reading »