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By Brahma Chellaney
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - David Remnick
Every day thousands of Syrians flee their homes and cross borders seeking refuge in neighboring countries. Often they end up in places like Zaatari, a camp in Jordan where 130,000 Syrian refugees are digging in for the long haul.
Editor of The New Yorker and former Washington Post reporter David Remnick suggested Monday night that the Senate gun control legislation would have made the Boston Marathon bombing "a hell of a lot more difficult to pull off."
"I think this is going well," remarked New Yorker editor David Remnick to his audience at a weekend panel on the tea party movement.
For the past two years, VIDA has released studies showing that such magazines as the New Yorker and the Atlantic devoted far more space to male writers than to women, a ratio that led New Yorker editor David Remnick to acknowledge, "We've got to do better."
"This is a terrifically sad situation, but, in the end, what is most important is the integrity of what we publish and what we stand for," said New Yorker Editor David Remnick.