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Current Readings Around Town

Title Pub Date Author Source
Top Iowa paper bashes GOP’s Steve King for consorting with ‘fascists and neo-Nazis’ and endorses his opponent : 10/13/2018 Martin Cizmar Raw Story
Brennan Center Urges States to Abolish Elections for State Supreme Court Justices : 10/11/2018 Alexandra Ringe Brennan Center Press Release
The Plot to Subvert an Election Unraveling the Russia Story So Far : For two years, Americans have tried to absorb the details of the 2016 attack: hacked emails, social media fraud, suspected spies — and President Trump’s claims that it’s all a hoax. The Times explores what we know and what it means. 09/20/2018 Scott Shane, Mark Mazetti New York Times
Kavanaugh Will Kill the Constitution : The legitimacy of the Supreme Court is on the line. 09/06/2018 Paul Krugman New York Times
The Greece Bailout’s Legacy of Immiseration : The cynicism and brutality of what happened there is for the whole world to see. 08/20/2018 James K. Galbraith Atlantic Magazine
America’s Pre-Fascist President : 08/02/2018 Richard North Patterson Huffington Post
Trump’s Tariff War Is The Final Act Of A Broken System : The myth of free trade is coming apart. 07/22/2018 Zach Carter Huffington Post
The Essay That Helped Bring Down the Soviet Union : It championed an idea at grave risk today: that those of us lucky enough to live in open societies should fight for the freedom of those born into closed ones. 07/20/2018 Natan Sharansky New York Times
The Fall of Wisconsin and the Rise of Randy Bryce : 07/09/2018 Dan Kaufman New Yorker
The 11 Most Dangerous Things Donald Trump Said in His Montana Speech : 07/06/2018 Chris Cillizza The Point