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Duly Noted

Monday, Oct 17, 2011, 12:53 pm

Things We Have a Right To Do That Are Nevertheless Ill-Advised

By Lindsay Beyerstein

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1. Giving birth in an art gallery as a piece of performance piece.

2. Commenting on announcements by performance artists on the assumption that some controversial-sounding performance will actually take place.

Lindsay Beyerstein is an award-winning investigative journalist and In These Times staff writer who writes the blog Duly Noted. Her stories have appeared in Newsweek, Salon, Slate, The Nation, Ms. Magazine, and other publications. Her photographs have been published in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times' City Room. She also blogs at The Hillman Blog (, a publication of the Sidney Hillman Foundation, a non-profit that honors journalism in the public interest.

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