John Ridley Lays It On The Line: Quits Writers Guild

Screenwriter, novelist, blogger and commentator for National Public Radio, John Ridley, laid it on the line, last week, when he took “financial core,” status, as a means to remove himself from the Writers Guild of America. As he so eloquently put it:

. . . [W]hen membership is compulsory, free expression must be accommodated. The obligation of the union is to protect, not crush, the minority view.