Articles of Interest
December 23, 2016, 5:37pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

Authoritarians with an animus against ethnic minorities are on the march across the Western world. They control governments in Hungaryand Poland, and will soon take power in America. And they’re … Read more »

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December 23, 2016, 12:21pm

By Jennifer Rubin – The Washington Post.

President-elect Donald Trump may think the voters don’t care about his ethical quagmire, but at some level the man who coined “Crooked Hillary” must know that the constant drumbeat of scandal, conflicts of … Read more »

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December 23, 2016, 12:00pm

By Katrina Vanden Heuvel – Washington Post.

In a speech at the Heritage Foundation last week, former House speaker Newt Gingrich portrayed President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration as a historic moment for conservatism. “This is the third great effort to … Read more »

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December 22, 2016, 6:44pm

By Eric Holder – The Washington Post.

Eric Holder was U.S. attorney general from 2009 to 2015. He is supporting Hillary Clinton in the presidential election.

I began my career in the Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section 40 years ago, … Read more »

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December 19, 2016, 4:28pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

Many people are reacting to the rise of Trumpism and nativist movements in Europe by reading history — specifically, the history of the 1930s. And they are right to do so. It

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December 19, 2016, 4:27pm

By Charles M. Blow – The New York Times.

This is my last column of the year.

In 2015, my last column was a roundup of the year’s biggest social justice stories as ranked by intellectuals and activists.

I thought … Read more »

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December 19, 2016, 4:25pm

By Jennifer Ruben – The Washington Post.

We have had smart presidents and dim ones, effective ones and incompetents, successful ones and unaccomplished ones. Until now, we have never had one for whom it was legitimate to question at the Read more »

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December 19, 2016, 10:14am

Associated press big story.

By MATTHEW DALY

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump’s investments could affect any decision he makes on the … Read more »

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December 19, 2016, 4:36am

By Karen Yourish – The New York Times.

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December 19, 2016, 4:35am

Donald J. Trump’s global business empire will create an unprecedented number of conflicts of interest for a United States president, experts in legal ethics say.

Mr. Trump has saidRead more »

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