Tab Dump

Current Readings Around Town

Title Pub Date Author Source
Joe McCarthy’s first victim: How the senator brought down a La Follette : 07/08/2020 Larry Tye Capital Times
Esper Breaks With Trump on Using Troops Against Protesters : Mark Esper's comments reflected the turmoil within the military over President Trump, who has said he could put active-duty troops on the streets to perform law enforcement functions. 06/03/2020 Eric Schmitt, Helene Cooper, Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Maggie Haberman New York Times
Made in America: The Post-Corona Economy We Need : A national plan is the key to our recovery, our public health, our security, and our planetary survival. 05/19/2020 Robert Kuttner American Prospect
Millions of baby boomers are getting caught in the country’s broken retirement system : The Washington Post spoke to six Americans who have come to the end of their work lives with no financial cushion, no nest egg. The coronavirus pandemic has scrambled many Americans’ financial futures, but some baby boomers have found surprising ways to cope with the downturn in the economy. 05/04/2020 Will Englund Washington Post
American Democracy May Be Dying : Authoritarian rule may be just around the corner. 04/09/2020 Paul Krugman New York Times
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