The show notes for Episode 66 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/01/episode-66-the-u-s-census-is-like-the-base-for-the-stew-with-special-guest-ari-berman.html
Ari Berman on Twitter: @AriBerman
Ari Berman at Mother Jones: Trump’s Pick to Run 2020 Census Has Defended Racial Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression Laws
Thomas Fuller at The New York Times: Recreational Pot Is Officially Legal in California
James Hohmann at The Washington Post: Trump’s true priorities revealed in holiday news dumps
The Shrugly ¯\_(ツ)_/¯:
Gissou Nia at Politico: Why the Other Iran Is Taking to the Streets
It's possible to both support those on the streets in #IranProtests while also being concerned that much external criticism of Iran is dangerous.
— Julian Sayarer (@JulianSayarer) January 2, 2018
Thank you. Yes, the idea that "regime change" in dictatorships shouldn't be a priority is ridiculous. Authoritarianism is the root cause of war, terror, famine, nearly every evil we face. https://t.co/BJezmgRuRW
— Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) January 2, 2018
As protesters in Iran chant "we live like paupers as they live like princes," USG should release details on the billions in stolen assets held personally by regime & IRGC officials & Supreme Leader.
— Kenneth Weinstein (@KenWeinstein) December 31, 2017
Michael S. Schmidt at The New York Times: Excerpts From Trump’s Interview With The Times
Leonard Fleming at The Detroit News: Flint mayor sees pipe gains despite reporting problems
Steve Carmody at Michigan Radio: Attorneys ask federal judge for more data from Flint’s pipe replacement program
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