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Current Readings Around Town

Title Pub Date Author Source
How the Collapse of Local News Is Causing a ‘National Crisis’ : The loss of local news coverage in much of the United States has frayed communities and left many Americans woefully uninformed, according to a new report. 11/20/2019 Julie Bosman New York Times
Democrats Face Their Fears in Wisconsin : The Midwest shows that Trump’s vote could actually grow in 2020. 10/23/2019 Francis Wilkinson Bloomberg
I Wrote About the Bidens and Ukraine Years Ago : Then the Right-Wing Spin Machine Turned the Story Upside Down 09/25/2019 James Risen Intercept
New Study Finds 45,000 Deaths Annually Linked to Lack of Health Coverage : Uninsured, working-age Americans have 40 percent higher death risk than privately insured counterparts 09/17/2019 David Cecere Harvard Gazette
How Democracy Dies, American-Style : Sharpies, auto emissions and the weaponization of policy 09/09/2019 Paul Krugman New York Times
The Secret Files of the Master of Modern Republican Gerrymandering : 09/06/2019 David Daley New Yorker
The Tea Party - Trump Decade : The Republican electoral sweep of 2010 set up a decade of anti-democratic destructiveness culminating in Donald Trump. But the tide’s about to turn. 09/03/2019 Stanley B. Greenberg American Prospect
Opinion: Germany is fighting for its identity : On the 80th anniversary of the first battle of World War II, the right-wing populist AfD party scored its strongest-ever results in two states. Germany is now wrestling with itself, says DW's Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl. 09/01/2019 Ines Pohl Deutsche Welle
Uber and Lyft just lost another battle in California : Silicon Valley can’t seem to escape California’s crackdown on the gig economy. 08/30/2019 Alexia Fernández Campbell Vox
How China’s repression playbook backfired in Hong Kong : Beijing tried to repress Hong Kong the way it represses the mainland. It backfired. 08/29/2019 Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian Vox