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John, Emily and David discuss the fate of the Build Back Better agenda; vaccine mandates working; and journalist Caitlin Dickerson helps explain the recent U.S. immigration actions and to identify some fresh strategies for change.
Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
Jamelle Bouie for The New York Times: “It’s All or Nothing for These Democrats, Even if That Means Biden Fails”
Josh Marshall for Talking Points Memo: “Kill the Bill”
Caitlin Dickerson for The Atlantic: “Democrats’ Free Pass on Immigration Is Over”
Caitlin Dickerson for The Atlantic: “America’s Immigration Amnesia”
Here’s this week’s chatter:
John: Glamourdaze YouTube video: “A Walk in the Park - c.1900 | Bois de Boulogne Paris - AI Enhanced; Peril, by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa
Emily: CNN: “Florida Man Fights Alligator With Trash Can”; Jonathan Mann’s folk song celebrating the Florida Man Who Caught An Alligator In A Trash Can
David: The Cult of We: WeWork, Adam Neumann, and the Great Startup Delusion, by Eliot Brown and Maureen Farrell
Listener chatter from Matthew Ringel: Veritasium YouTube video, about the history of potash: “These Pools Help Support Half The People On Earth”
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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank.
Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.
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