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Current Readings Around Town

Title Pub Date Author Source
We Are Ruled by Feudal Serfs of Corporate Capital : 09/17/2016 Editorial Capitol Times
Why the Media Is Botching the Election : The "false balance" coverage of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is all about the press's self-interest. 09/13/2016 Brian Beutler New Republic
Donald Trump’s Lack of Respect for Science Is Alarming : The U.S. presidential election shows how far the political conversation has degenerated from the nation's founding principles of truth and evidence 09/01/2016 Editorial Scientific American
Wired Endorses Optimism : Wired has never been neutral 08/18/2016 Scott Dadich Wired
The Scary History of Trump’s Second-Amendment Call to Action :  In North Carolina, we have heard this before, and lived through the bloody consequences of white terrorist rhetoric. 08/17/2016 William J. Barber Nation
The Ordinary Outrage of the Baltimore Police Report : 08/12/2016 Jelani Cobb New Yorker
Could Trump actually drop out of the race? And what would happen if he did? : 08/03/2016 Paul Waldman Washington Post
Donald Trump's Ghostwriter Tells All : 'The Art of the Deal' made America see Trump as a charmer with an unfailing knack for business. Tony Schwartz helped create that myth—and regrets it. 07/25/2016 Jane Mayer New Yorker
East Baton Rouge Sheriff Says Shooting Isn’t About Gun Control : “To me, this is not so much about gun control as it is about what’s in men’s hearts.” 07/16/2016 Lydia O’Connor Huffington Post
Gov. Rauner, you've proved us wrong : 06/25/2016 Editorial Crain's Chicago Business