Allison R. Shely

Allison R. Shely is a communications specialist at The American Prospect. Her writing interests lie in the philosophical underpinnings of the fight for a more equitable and just society, with a special historical interest in Russia and the former USSR. She reviews books and visual media on her personal blog,


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