EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN
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The $43,000 soundproof booth Pruitt built in his office echos the paranoia of an early era, when secret agents in the TV show Get Smart traded secrets under the Cone of Silence.
STOP, LOOK, LISTEN! by Kathy Sherretts
Everything Old is New Again
Remember when NYC’s Shakespeare in the Park got in trouble last summer for a production of Julius Caesar set in Trump's Washington? This play has often been used to comment on contemporary political life, via productions set in an African republic or 1930s Europe or modern-day Chicago. Julius Caesar is the subject of the first episode of Lend Me Your Ears (40 min), a Slate podcast series about Shakespeare’s plays and our modern views on politics. What was going on in Shakespeare’s time that led him to look back to ancient Rome? What do we see in this play when we are worried about our society’s future, and how far does the metaphor hold?
And then, I grant, we put a sting in him,
That at his will he may do danger with.
The abuse of greatness is, when it disjoins
Remorse from power..." Brutus, Act II Scene 1
NPR/Fresh Air: Reporter On New Email Dump That Reveals Secret Inner Workings Of The EPA (38 min)
It seems that Scott Pruitt's biggest fear is having to answer an honest question.
Slate: The Privilege of 911 by Henry Grabar and Mark Joseph Stern
It’s not just that the police are being called too often—but also that minorities, immigrants, lower-income Americans, and those living with mental illness don’t trust law enforcement enough to call 911 at all.
Ballotpedia: State executive official elections, 2018
36 states are holding gubernatorial elections this year. Who are the “gubers” in your state?
This Modern World: Circular Sarah by Tom Tomorrow
White House press briefings in the age of Trump.
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as well as the general election
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For more ways to take action check out the action plan put together by PAGE (Progressive Action Global Exchange), and Americans of Conscience; read the featured action suggested by Indivisible; or you can always watch the four sessions of the Fall 2017 series of the Resistance School, Leadership: Story, Structure, Strategy.
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