After a (not so) brief hiatus from posting regularly on this site, I will once again be posting a collection of ten articles that I learned from every Friday. This season in American politics is just too important to not engage with it regularly.
Here are the ten articles that I’ve learned from this week:
- The Oregon standoff is far bigger than a group of armed men in a refuge (The Washington Post)
- Further Reading: It’s not just the Oregon militia: Why many Westerners get angry about federal land rights (Vox)
- A science-backed New Year’s resolution to help fix American politics (Vox)
- The transcript of President Obama’s final State of the Union: What he said, and what it meant (The Washington Post)
- Presidential debate schedule, 2016 (Vox)
- Video: Inside the Georgia Town Where Guns are the Law (The Atlantic)
- President Obama’s boldest action on guns yet, explained (Vox)
- Further Reading: Gun Control Around the World: A Primer (The Atlantic)
- Is Hillary Clinton “likable enough”? Science has an answer. (Vox)
- Economists savage Trump’s economic agenda (Politico)
- Bernie Sanders has a bold, simple idea for improving public education (Vox)
- The Supreme Court’s ruling against the Florida death penalty system, explained (Vox)
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