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Emily, John and David discuss the Supreme Court’s abortion decision, reopening schools--with guest Emily Oster, and Russia’s bounties for U.S. Troops.
Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
Melissa Murray for The Washington Post: “The Supreme Court’s Abortion Decision Seems Pulled From The ‘Casey’ Playbook”
Linda Greenhouse for The New York Times: “How Chief Justice Roberts Solved His Abortion Dilemma”
Jeffrey Toobin for The New Yorker: “John Roberts Distances Himself from the Trump-McConnell Legal Project”
Emily Oster for the Atlantic: “Parents Can’t Wait Around Forever”
Charlie Savage, Mujib Mashal, Rukmini Callimachi, Eric Schmitt and Adam Goldman for the New York Times: “Suspicions of Russian Bounties Were Bolstered by Data on Financial Transfers”
Susan E. Rice for The New York Times: “Why Does Trump Put Russia First?”
David Plotz for Business Insider: “What If Your Boss Acted Like This?”
This Day in Esoteric Political History: “The Man Who Didn't Sign The Declaration (1776)”
Ross Douthat for the New York Times: “The Ghost of Woodrow Wilson”
David W. Blight for the Washington Post: “Yes, the Freedmen’s Memorial Uses Racist Imagery. But Don’t Tear It Down.
Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory by David Blight
Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:
Emily: Alison Dirr for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: “Milwaukee Election Commission Executive Director To Stay On For Time Being, Filling Leadership Void”;
Scott Neuman for NPR: “Federal Court In Wisconsin Upholds Voting Restrictions Favored By Republicans”; Derry Girls
David: Call My Agent
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Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.
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