British surgeon admits marking his initials on patients’ livers, Irish Times, December 13, 2017.
Ezra Klein, Why Doug Jones’s narrow win is not enough to make me confident about American democracy, Vox, December 12, 2017.
A professor with close ties to the Russian government told an adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in April 2016 that Moscow had “dirt” on Hillary Clinton in the form of “thousands of emails,” according to court documents unsealed Monday.
The adviser, George Papadopoulos, has pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I. about that conversation. The plea represents the most explicit evidence connecting the Trump campaign to the Russian government’s meddling in last year’s election.
— New York Times, October 30, 2017.
Katy O’Donnell, Anti-immigrant forces gain ground in Europe, Politico, October 22, 2017.
Eric Lipton and Lisa Friedman, E.P.A. Chief’s Calendar: A Stream of Industry Meetings and Trips Home, New York Times, October 3, 2017.
You can listen online to Ezra Klein’s podcast that features his interview with the authors: Norm Ornstein, Thomas Mann, and EJ Dionne.
Francis Wilkinson, Conservatives and the Rotten Smell of States’ Rights, Bloomberg, September 23, 2017.
Maurice Bluestein passed away late last month. It’s unlikely you know the name. But you’ve benefited from a formula he and another scientist fashioned. It’s the formula for calculating the wind chill index.
Looking for a simple overview of the single-payer bill Senator Bernie Sanders introduced today? Check this out: Paul Waldman, Bernie Sanders’ single payer plan is here. Think of it as an opening bid., Washington Post, September 13, 2017.
Alex Isenstadt, Bannon plotting primaries against slate of GOP incumbents, Politico, September 10, 2017.