IT'S STILL HAPPENING
Something to celebrate in Washington! (When's the last time THAT happened?) Fans welcome the home team back to D.C. for a victory parade on Saturday, to celebrate the Nationals’ World Series win. (Photo WTOP/Alejandro Alvarez)
STOP, LOOK, LISTEN!
It's Still Happening
As the impeachment process moves ahead, and we are all getting ready to sit in front of C-SPAN with a bowl of popcorn (you can keep up with it all HERE, even watch it live), it is worth remembering that many of the issues that have concerned us over the last months or years never went away—they just got buried in the avalanche of more recent news.
Here are just a few that are worth checking in on:
Politico: Impeachment inquiry: A guide to the most (and least) powerful players by Ryan Heath and Beatrice Jin
Who’s who, and who matters, among the Democrats, Republicans, and nonpartisan players. (Note: this graphic works best on bigger screens)
The Independent: ‘It’s like nothing we have come across before’: UK intelligence officials shaken by Trump administration’s requests for help with counter-impeachment inquiry by Kim Sengupta
The US president has called on the Australian prime minister Scott Morrison for help in investigating the FBI, CIA and Mueller investigators, while Attorney General Barr has been on similar missions to the UK and Italy.
Mother Jones: Naomi Klein’s Blistering Warning: Fight for Your Lives (41 min)
Klein explains how those in power, on every level, have refused to act against impending peril. She discusses the ecological challenges the United States faces, and the way the climate crisis is intertwined with income inequality and other social issues.
Taking the World Serious:
Reuters: World Series star pitcher Doolittle declines Trump invite to White House
“I don’t want to hang out with somebody who talks like that.”
Just for fun:
Jimmy Kimmel: Compare and contrast. (2 min)
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