Reading List 2/12 – 2/18

A compilation of articles I found interesting or informative to one degree or another this week, presented without commentary to allow you to draw your own conclusions:

  1. Deconstructing the ‘Liberal Campus’ Cliche (The Atlantic)
  2. Journalism Fights for Survival in the ‘Post-Truth’ Era (Wired)
  3. Why Mike Flynn’s Resignation Matters (The Atlantic)
  4. The Embarrassment of President Trump (The New Yorker)
  5. Paul Ryan’s Craven Pact with Donald Trump (The New Yorker)
  6. Remember How Trump Was Going to Erase Obama’s Legacy Overnight? Yeah, Not So Much. (NYMag)
  7. What Happens Next Is Up to Republicans (The Atlantic)
  8. Report Shows ‘Untapped Power’ of Constituent Advocacy (Roll Call)
  9. President Trump Has Done Almost Nothing (Politico)
  10. The Formidable Checks and Balances Imposing on President Trump (The Atlantic)
  11. For democracy’s sake, we need to burst ideological bubbles (Seattle Times)
  12. Congress and Trump Won’t ‘Terminate the EPA’ (The Atlantic)
  13. The Senate Intelligence Committee Hates Being In The Spotlight. Now Trump And Russia Have Put It There. (Buzzfeed)
  14. The Anti-Trump ‘Resistance’ in Red States (The Atlantic)
  15. Trying (and Failing) Not to Fear So Much About Trump (The New Yorker)

Reading List 1/29 – 2/4

Here’s a list of articles that I enjoyed and that made me think this week. While I felt that all articles included had good points, I didn’t always agree with the overall conclusion. I present them to you without commentary to allow you to make up your own mind about them (and also to encourage you to read the full article). Enjoy!

  1. In Venezuela, we couldn’t stop Chávez. Don’t make the same mistakes we did. (WaPo)
  2. How to Tame Donald Trump (Politico)
  3. America’s Great Divergence (The Atlantic)
  4. A Clarifying Moment in American History (The Atlantic)
  5. The Alt-Majority: How Social Networks Empowered Mass Protests Against Trump (NYT)
  6. Hold Facebook Accountable (The Ringer)
  7. A Third Way in the ‘Respectability Politics’ Debate (The Atlantic)
  8. ‘Why even let ’em in?’ Understanding Bannon’s worldview and the policies that follow. (WaPo)
  9. How Progressives Are Forcing Senate Democrats Into Action (WaPo)
  10. Fatigued by the News? Experts Suggest How to Adjust Your Media Diet (NYT)
  11. The Rise of Progressive ‘Fake News’ (The Atlantic)
  12. Inside the White House-Cabinet battle over Trump’s immigration order (WaPo)
  13. Can the Democratic Party rise again? Yes — and here’s the first big thing to watch. (WaPo)