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Good Reads for July 2018
Good links for July 2018.
Absolute Pardon Power -- Absolutely Not
Anyone who has studied crafting of the Constitution would find it laughable to think that the Founders took so much time and energy in crafting Article II only to immunize him from federal crimes.
Lessons from the Poor People’s Campaign
Broad lessons from participating in the 40 day Poor People's Campaign
Ben Jealous: an earthquake hits Maryland's establishment politics
Larry Stafford Jr.
Ben Jealous’s primary victory puts Maryland within striking distance of the progressive governor Maryland deserves and needs.
Democracy, Block by Block: The ANC Elections Working Group
Some of [what happens in ANCs] is minutiae that you may not be interested in, but it is the real nuts-and-bolts of self-governance at work.
The War Against Displacement: A Tale of Six Neighborhoods
Today’s galloping gentrification is only the latest chapter in a decades-long saga in which the powers that be have sought to remake Washington, DC at the expense of the people who have made it a living, breathing city.
DSA Activists Pressure Council to Save Land Use Planning in DC
Local DSA members have been involved for more than a year now in the Grassroots Planning Coalition's monthly organizing meetings around protecting the DC Comp Plan and making it better able to protect low-income housing in the District.
MDC DSA Amazon Critic assails local government tax breaks at Town Hall
As a corporation, Amazon’s interests begin and end with their own wealth and influence. Any promises of corporate responsibility or community benefit not nailed down in ironclad legal contracts should be considered empty.
Trump Administration Moves to Weaken Endangered Species Act
Trump administration zealots aim to remove provisions that protect populations of endangered species.