Are We Actually Defending the Values We Say Are Important

[I’m not even sure what to say about this except that you should read it](https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/a-powerful-statement-of-resistance-from-a-college-student-on-trial-in-moscow). It’s the transcript of a Russian student recently convicted in court of...extremism. The author of the piece, that printed a translated version of the piece, says that the US could learn something from it. It’s about love and being there for your family and your neighbours.