Links Emailed to the WADG Email List

The following links were suggested by various WADGers, and may or not point to true information.
WADGers don't necessarily agree with the opinion linked to and nor have they done any research to establish its veracity.


2020-09-21

From Marc Rochkind:

Four principles to guide us on whose statues should topple and whose should remain

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/four-principles-to-guide-whose-statues-should-topple-and-whose-should-remain/2020/09/20/d4793662-f9e2-11ea-89e3-4b9efa36dc64_story.html

Amy Coney Barrett, potential Supreme Court nominee, wrote influential ruling on campus sexual assault
Worth reading the whole thing... there are a lot of complexities in this area

https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/amy-coney-barrett-potential-supreme-court-nominee-wrote-influential-ruling-on-campus-sexual-assault/2020/09/20/843e964e-fb52-11ea-830c-a160b331ca62_story.html


2020-09-19

From Marc Rochkind:

Essay from 2015 more relevant now than ever
https://basepath.com/WADG/HerecticalProposal.pdf

From Jon Etra:

In terms of the effect on the climate, fires in Siberia dwarf those in the US.
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/wildfires-sibera-russia-burned-area-larger-than-greece-heat-wave/

From Gene Bolles:

Michael Cohen's book DISLOYAL
https://amazon.com/Disloyal-Memoir-Personal-Attorney-President-ebook/dp/B08FXTSKLJ

2020-08-26

From Marc Rochkind:

Is The Electoral Map Changing?
https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/swing-states-2020-election/

From Dave Walden:

COVD-19 Retroactively Cures The Flu
https://realclimatescience.com/2020/08/covd-19-retroactively-cures-the-flu/

From Joan Graff:

How Covid Sends Some Bodies to War With Themselves
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/11/magazine/covid-cytokine-storms.html

2020-08-24

From Marc Rochkind:

Gene Weingarten: It’s high time we take classic rock from seamy to socially healing
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/gene-weingarten-its-high-time-we-take-classic-rock-from-seamy-to-socially-healing/2020/08/14/6fa3c798-d025-11ea-8c55-61e7fa5e82ab_story.html


2020-08-23

From Marc Rochkind:

People want to support their local bookstores. They might be hurting them instead.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2020/08/23/people-want-support-their-local-bookstores-they-might-be-hurting-them-instead/?hpid=hp_hp-more-top-stories-2_indiebookstores-1235pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory-ans

Why Biden Needs a Landslide Just to Win
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/22/opinion/sunday/trump-cheat-biden-2020.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage

2020-08-15

From Larry Kinney:

Heather Cox Richardson, 13-August-2020
https://heathercoxrichardson.substack.com/p/august-13-2020

Heather Cox Richardson, 14-August-2020
https://heathercoxrichardson.substack.com/p/august-14-2020

From Marc Rochkind:

Thomas Friedman is wrong again — this time about the UAE-Israel deal
https://mondoweiss.net/2020/08/thomas-friedman-is-wrong-again-this-time-about-the-uae-israel-deal/


2020-08-14

From Marc Rochkind:

A Geopolitical Earthquake Just Hit the Mideast
https://nyti.ms/2DGPrzZ

2020-08-13

Correction of link from yesterday:

On Corruption in America: And What Is at Stake by Sarah Chayes
https://smile.amazon.com/Corruption-America-What-Stake-ebook/dp/B08478TRPP/ref=sr_1_1?crid=22UXFV7PV5ODL&dchild=1&keywords=on+corruption+in+america+and+what+is+at+stake%2C+by+sarah+chayes&qid=1597262422&sprefix=corruption+chayes%2Caps%2C190&sr=8-1

From Dave Walden:

The number the lockdowners always conceal
https://mailchi.mp/tomwoods/minnesotavirus?e=[UNIQID]

From Marc Rochkind:

Email from Cal Poly, if you're curious about what a large California State University is doing about Fall classes.
http://calpoly.imodules.com/controls/email_marketing/view_in_browser.aspx?sid=699&gid=1&sendId=1610499&ecatid=19&puid=3368d296-290a-48db-9bb6-68e26b7ba734


2020-08-12

Books and Articles Recommended During Tuesday's Meeting

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
https://smile.amazon.com/21-Lessons-for-21st-Century-audiobook/dp/B07DHSPZT2/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=21+Lessons+for+the+21st+Century&qid=1597170549&sr=8-1

On Corruption in America: And What Is at Stake by Sarah Chayes
https://smile.amazon.com/Corruption-America-What-Stake-ebook/dp/B08478TRPP/ref=sr_1_1?crid=22UXFV7PV5ODL&dchild=1&keywords=on+corruption+in+america+and+what+is+at+stake%2C+by+sarah+chayes&qid=1597262422&sprefix=corruption+chayes%2Caps%2C190&sr=8-1

Transition Integrity Project: Preventing a disrupted presidential election and transition
https://paxsims.wordpress.com/2020/08/04/transition-integrity-project-preventing-a-disrupted-presidential-election-and-transition/

From Gene Bolles:

What's Next For The U.S. Economy: Jeffrey Sachs
https://youtu.be/FL5LJ17Y7lg

2020-08-11

Books and Articles Recommended During Tuesday's Meeting

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
https://smile.amazon.com/21-Lessons-for-21st-Century-audiobook/dp/B07DHSPZT2/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=21+Lessons+for+the+21st+Century&qid=1597170549&sr=8-1


On Corruption in America: And What Is at Stake by Sarah Chayes
https://smile.amazon.com/Lessons-21st-Century-Yuval-Harari/dp/0525512195/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=21+Lessons+for+the+21st+Century&qid=1597170796&s=books&sr=1-1

Transition Integrity Project: Preventing a disrupted presidential election and transition
https://paxsims.wordpress.com/2020/08/04/transition-integrity-project-preventing-a-disrupted-presidential-election-and-transition/

2020-08-08

From Marc Rochkind:

Bill Gates on COVID-19: Most US tests are “completely garbage”
https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/08/bill-gates-on-covid-19-most-tests-are/

‘Top Cop’ Kamala Harris’s Record of Policing the Police
https://nyti.ms/30FrBgl

From Bernard Mendonca:

Trump’s 'Full And Complete' Health Plan Promise Joins A Long List Of Unkept Vows
https://apple.news/AZUhTBZ09Q_K11vfu8nDLMA

From Dave Walden:

Principles of the Liberal Right
https://theobjectivestandard.com/2018/05/principles-of-the-liberal-right/

2020-08-07

From Gene Bolles:

How Did Sweden Flatten Its Curve Without a Lockdown? | MedPage Today
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19/87812


Has China Won? Mahbubani vs Mearsheimer
https://youtu.be/ZnkC7GXmLdo


2020-07-30

From Dave Walden:

Sweden: the One Chart that Matters, by Mike Whitney
https://waikanaewatch.org/2020/07/30/sweden-the-one-chart-that-matters-by-mike-whitney/

2020-07-27

From Gene Bolles:

Denver on track for deadliest year in a decade after week of violence that killed 8, wounded 10
https://www.denverpost.com/2020/07/08/denver-shootings-homicides-2020/amp/

2020-07-25

From Marc Rochkind:

When the Job Got Hard. The president, faced with a true crisis, got bored
[Note that this is from the National Review.]
https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/07/when-the-job-got-hard/

2020-07-23

From Philip Rogers:

Where Will Everyone Go?
ProPublica and The New York Times Magazine, with support from the Pulitzer Center, have for the first time modeled how climate refugees might move across international borders. This is what we found.
https://features.propublica.org/climate-migration/model-how-climate-refugees-move-across-continents/

From Lynn Segal:

Hard Questions, Tough Answers with Yossi Alpher (July 20, 2020) - Annexation? Elections? It’s corona and the economy, stupid.
https://peacenow.org/entry.php?id=35719#.XxnVSedMGFF

2020-07-22

From Jon Etra:

Palestine and Israel: Mapping an annexation
https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/interactive/2020/06/palestine-israel-mapping-annexation-200604200224100.html#palestinetoday

From Marc Rochkind:

Walking tour: What Portland looks like now after protests
https://www.kptv.com/news/walking-tour-what-portland-looks-like-now-after-protests/article_5f4881d8-c894-11ea-84d1-9ba7f0652166.html

From Fran Greene:

Trump’s Occupation of American Cities Has Begun
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/20/opinion/portland-protests-trump.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage

Portland isn’t Portlandia. It’s a capital of white supremacy.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-hate-crime-in-super-progressive-portland-should-surprise-no-one/2017/06/01/d3b99782-46d8-11e7-a196-a1bb629f64cb_story.html

From Dave Walden:

Destroying Libya: It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time
https://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/destroying-libya-it-seemed-good-idea-time

About Those Spooky Federal Cops in Portland
https://mises.org/power-market/about-those-spooky-federal-cops-portland

From Lynn Segal:

Dershowitz calls Beinart a Nazi
https://mondoweiss.net/2020/07/dershowitz-calls-beinart-a-nazi/

Energy transition sign of changing times (Daily Camera guest opinion from Lynn)
https://www.dailycamera.com/2020/07/21/guest-opinion-lynn-segal-energy-transition-sign-of-changing-times/

From Bernard Mendonca:

Acting Secretary Wolf Condemns The Rampant Long-Lasting Violence In Portland (from Homeland Security)
https://www.dhs.gov/news/2020/07/16/acting-secretary-wolf-condemns-rampant-long-lasting-violence-portland

2020-07-20

From Sherrie Wolff:

July 5, 2020: Sunday Sermon by David Brooks at Washington National Cathedral (somewhat Jewish man delivers sermon about Jesus)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82RTNaG3JHI