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Current Readings Around Town

Title Pub Date Author Source
The Rehabilitationists : How a small band of determined legal academics set out to persuade the Supreme Court to undo the New Deal—and have almost won. 08/30/2015 Brian Beutler New Republic
Looking Backward On The Presidency Of Donald Trump : 08/20/2015 Andy Lanset On the Media
The New Holy Grail of Republican Primaries : The penumbras and emanations of Citizens United are changing the Republican campaign game 07/24/2015 Rick Perlstein Washington Spectator
The Second Amendment must go: How many Americans must die before we rethink the Second Amendment : We have too many guns. We have too many shootings. And too many people die. A misinterpreted amendment is no excuse 07/24/2015 Sean Illing Salon
Why Scott Walker Is An American Dictator In Waiting : Pick fights. Smear and scapegoat opponents. Punish the defeated. Escalate. 07/24/2015 Steven Rosenfeld AlterNet
What Happened To The Progressive Netroots Movement? : 07/20/2015 Josh Israel Think Progress
Austerity Has Failed : An Open Letter From Thomas Piketty to Angela Merkel : Five leading economists warn the German chancellor, 'History will remember you for your actions this week.' 07/07/2015 Thomas Piketty Nation
A Practical Vision of a More Equal Society : 06/25/2015 Thomas Piketty New York Review of Books
What is Reform? The Strange Case of Greece and Europe : Why creditors' demands would only prolong Greece's crisis. 06/12/2015 James K. Galbraith American Prospect
How Gilded Ages End : Protecting democracy from oligarchic dominance is, once again, a central imperative of American politics. 06/01/2015 Paul Starr American Prospect