Leah Nel­son grad­u­at­ed from Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty’s J‑school in 2006. She is cur­rent­ly free­lanc­ing and job-hunt­ing, and is cau­tious­ly opti­mistic about the future. Nel­son lives in New York with her fiancé, Jason, as well as lots of books and an unrea­son­ably large TV. This is her third arti­cle for In These Times.
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