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White Enough? Race in America

Ayesha Ramachandran Los Angeles Review of Books
This book on modern immigration explores the complex relationship South Asian migrants to the U.S. have with the always contested notion of "whiteness."

Why So Few Young Americans Vote

John Holbein The Conversation
In the 2016 general election a full three out of four of Americans between the age of 18 and 29 said they were interested in politics.

Trump's Travel Ban Skips Over His Golf Courses

Ryan Heath Politico
The United Kingdom, which is home to Trump Turnberry and Trump International Golf Links, and Ireland, which is home to another Trump-branded hotel and golf course at Doonbeg, are exempted from the European travel ban

Trump’s Company Paid Bribes to Reduce Property Taxes, Assessors Say

Heather Vogell and Katherine Sullivan ProPublica
Two former city employees, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told ProPublica and WNYC that they accepted money from middlemen representing the Trump Organization to lower assessments on 40 Wall St. after Trump took over the skyscraper in 1995

Friday Nite Videos | March 6, 2020

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Surge | Movie

 A record number of first-time female candidates ran, won and upended politics in the historic 2018 midterm elections. This film asks the question: is this a moment or a movement?

Friday Nite Videos | February 7, 2020

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Hasan Minhaj Sits Down With Bernie Sanders. The American Pie Is a Lot More Unequal Than People Imagine. Bob Marley at 75 | Redemption Song. We Know Why Nancy Pelosi Tore Up Trump's Speech. Mitt Romney's Statement on the Impeachment of Donald Trump.

Why Impeachment Was Not a Mistake

Robert Kuttner The American Prospect
Republican devotion to the Great Dictator held. Trump is gloating. But impeachment responded to a challenge to democracy that had to be answered.
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