Reading List

HyperNormalisation

https://youtu.be/f9m2yReECak The 2016 BBC documentary by Adam Curtis we talked about on this week's podcast. You can listen to this week's podcast below. Or click this sentence. Special thanks to Joshua Sibelman for bringing...

Pickle, From The New York Times

A moving documentary about the fragility of life and the endurance of love. Then download today's podcast below:

Steven Mnuchin Ran a ‘A Foreclosure Machine’

Rose Guidel was in trouble. It was 2009 and the United States was in the grips of the Great Recession. Her brother, who had helped pay the mortgage on her modest home outside of...

Why Trump Would Almost Certainly Be Violating the Constitution If He Continues to Own...

Far from ending with President-elect Trump’s announcement that he will separate himself from the management of his business empire, the constitutional debate about the meaning of the Emoluments Clause — and whether Trump will...

Bush White House Destroyed 22 Million Emails

George W. Bush’s White House ‘Lost’ 22 Million Emails For 18 months, Republican strategists, political pundits, reporters and Americans who follow them have been pursuing Hillary Clinton’s personal email habits, and no evidence of a...

Melania Trump’s Lies Exposed

Melania Trump's Website Mysteriously Disappears The website of U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s wife Melania appears to have vanished. Since Wednesday afternoon, melaniatrump.com redirects to her husband’s official webpage, dedicated to his real estate business....

Have You Even Read the United States Constitution?

'Have You Even Read the United States Constitution?' It wasn’t the most eloquent speech. It didn’t have the booming delivery and thundering applause lines of several of the politicians, preachers and celebrities who’ve spoken at...

What Happens When No One Wants to Print Their Words Anymore?

As newsrooms disappear, veteran reporters are being forced from the profession. That’s bad for journalism—and democracy. Source: These Journalists Dedicated Their Lives to Telling Other People’s Stories. What Happens When No One Wants to Print...

Inequality and Democracy: 10 Facts About the 0.01 Percent – Bernie Sanders

What follows are 10 facts about the 1 percent – but they’re not just statistics. They’re a paint-by-numbers picture of an economy, and a democracy, in urgent need of change.Source: Inequality and Democracy: 10...

Corporate Crime Runs Rampant Thanks to ‘Rigged’ System: Elizabeth Warren

"Corporate criminals routinely escape meaningful prosecution for their misconduct." This is the damning verdict of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-Mass.) report released Friday, Rigged Justice: How Weak Enforcement Lets Corporate Offenders Off Easy (pdf). Source: Corporate Crime...

Studio Tried To Pay Gillian Anderson Half Of What It Paid David Duchovny For...

It took her three years to be paid equally when she first joined the show in the 90s.Source: Studio Tried To Pay Gillian Anderson Half Of What It Paid David Duchovny For X-Files Reboot....

Let Justice Roll Down | The Nation

From 1961 to 1966, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. wrote an annual essay for The Nation on the state of civil rights and race relations in America. This article originally appeared in the...
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