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Russian asbestos producer Uralasbest labels its products “Approved by Donald Trump, 45th president of the United States.” (Uralasbest Facebook page)
STOP, LOOK, LISTEN! by Kathy Sherretts
Since the press conference with Putin, the president has reversed his double negatives a few times on the subject of Russian interference in US elections. Republicans are still not angry—just a little miffed, I guess. Some of his party may be cautiously edging away, but Donald Trump has received a literal stamp of approval from a Russian mining company.
I’m living as a serial houseguest in the US right now, where I can call my senators toll-free every day.
Article (Thanks to Elizabeth for this one!):
NBC News: Voter purge frenzy after federal protections lifted, new report says by Jane C. Timm
Cleaning up inaccurate information is a normal part of election roll maintenance. But purges done too aggressively or with bad information can disenfranchise eligible voters, who may only find out on Election Day that they are unable to vote. Ahead of upcoming midterm elections, the Brennan Centerhas calculated purge rates for 49 states.
The Atlantic: The Unmonitored President by John McWhorter
It’s bad enough that Trump lacks the substance to care about his job beyond how it impacts his score-keeping sense of ego. What makes it worse is that he is the first president who, rather than striding forward and speaking, just gets up and talks.
Washington Post: The entire Republican Party is becoming a Russian asset by Paul Waldeman
We can speculate on exactly why Trump has been so eager to become Putin’s flunky; it’s obviously a complicated story with roots that go back decades. But what about the rest of the GOP?
New York Times: Do-It-Yourself Legislative Redistricting from the NYT Editorial Board
“Voters should choose their politicians, not the other way around.” Michigan is one of several states where regular citizens are fighting to take back the mapmaking process.
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