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From the Founder: Remote Control

A while ago I was invited to be a judge for the 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize. My husband, Tom Friedman of the New York Times, had served a 9-year…

From the Founder: Remote Control

A while ago I was invited to be a judge for the 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize. My husband, Tom Friedman of the New York Times, had served a 9-year…

From the Founder: Banned Books

If you’ve been following the “word news” lately, you’ll know that the big issue of the last few weeks has been book banning. Wait a minute, you might be excused…

From the Founder: A Year of Words

Planet Word opened officially on October 22, 2020, in the middle of the pandemic. People asked me why we’d open at such a risky time health-wise and financially, but I…

From the Founder: Communications Under Stress

Sad to say, this year, 2021, has been a particularly awful one for communications, a subject dear to Planet Word. In 2021, for example, young children, often not attending school…