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Current Readings Around Town

Title Pub Date Author Source
Letters to the Editor: Here’s a better name than ‘Chinese virus’: Trump virus : 03/20/2020 n/a Los Angeles Times
Trump in the Time of the Coronavirus : 03/09/2020 David Remnick New Yorker
Millions of uninsured Americans like me are a coronavirus timebomb : I haven’t gone to the doctor since 2013. When you multiply my situation by 27.5 million, that’s a scary prospect 02/23/2020 Carl Gibson Guardian
Bill Barr Must Resign : The attorney general is working to destroy the integrity and independence of the Justice Department, in order to make Donald Trump a president who can operate above the law. 02/17/2020 Donald Ayer Atlantic Magazine
Candidates Cry Foul in North Side Statehouse Race : Appointed to a legislative vacancy 38 days before an election, Yoni Pizer’s candidacy seems inevitable. In most states, it wouldn’t be so easy. 02/17/2020 Edward McClelland Chicago Magazine
The Attempted Corporate Takeover of .Org : A shady private equity transaction could open up nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations to financial exploitation, and threats to their security and privacy. 01/22/2020 David Dayen American Prospect
What is private equity, and why is it killing everything you love? : Private equity led to the closing of Toys R Us and cost 30,000 workers their jobs — and it’s hardly the only example of a deal gone wrong. 01/06/2020 Emily Stewart Vox
Exclusive: Unredacted Ukraine Documents Reveal Extent of Pentagon’s Legal Concerns : 01/02/2020 Kate Brannen Just Security
Behind the Ukraine Aid Freeze: 84 Days of Conflict and Confusion : The inside story of President Trump’s demand to halt military assistance to an ally shows the price he was willing to pay to carry out his agenda. 12/29/2019 Eric Lipton, Maggie Haberman, Mark Mazzetti New York Times
What the Roman Senate’s Grovelling Before Emperors Explains about GOP Senators' Support for Trump : 12/10/2019 Timothy Joseph The Conversation

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