Why "canceling cancel culture" must be anti-carceral

On July 7th, 150 writers and public figures published an open letter in Harper's Magazine titled, "A Letter on Justice and Open Debate" that defends the value of "the free exchange of information and ideas" against the rise of "cancel culture." Signed by many well-known writers and academics (including Salman Rushdie, Noam Chomsky, and J.K. Rowling) this letter quickly circulated online and has come to be known as the "cancel cancel culture letter." The authors state that tho