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Current Readings Around Town

Title Pub Date Author Source
Midwestern Democrats Have a Secret Weapon - It’s Called Chicago : The blue lake effect 11/03/2018 Kara Voght Mother Jones
The American Economy Is Rigged : And what we can do about it 11/01/2018 Joseph E. Stiglitz Scientific American
How Voter Suppression Could Swing the Midterms : Campaigns are in the final dash to make sure people show up at the polls. But that doesn’t matter if you’re being systematically disenfranchised. 10/27/2018 Ari Berman New York Times
Private Equity Pillage: Grocery Stores and Workers At Risk : The private equity business model is to strip assets from companies that they acquire. The latest victims: retail grocery chains 10/26/2018 Rosemary Batt, Eileen Appelbaum American Prospect
The Suffocation of Democracy : 10/25/2018 Christopher R. Browning New York Review of Books
The Coverage of Elizabeth Warren's Heritage Has Been Completely Distressing : We're having the wrong debate about all of this. 10/17/2018 Charles P. Pierce Esquire
The Big Blockchain Lie : 10/15/2018 Nouriel Rounini Project Syndicate
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