I do think that Ink and stories like it — such as the film A Day Without A Mexican — do need to be told. Without getting political, I feel confident in saying that the US is getting more and more pendulum-like in its application of policy. We go too far in one direction, then swing even farther in the other, and so on — pretty much the reverse of what those swinging ball desk tchotchkes do — and there’s no end in sight. Ink is a pretty good look at what will happen if we go too far in one direction, and what makes it disturbing is how many people could read it and think “hey, these are all good ideas, let’s enact them now!”
My review of Ink by Sabrina Vourvoulias is now up at Escape Pod.
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