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Worth Reading

This page has links to news stories, op-eds and other sources that our members would like to share.

An analysis of news sources based on potential bias and quality

 An article in the New Yorker on what calling your member of congress achieves.

A link with information on how protests can (and are) forcing GOP House members to change or kill bad legislation .

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/02/opinion/seduced-and-betrayed-by-donald-trump.html?rref=collection%2Fcolumn%2Fpaul-krugman&action=click&contentCollection=opinion&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2016/11/how_to_manipulate_donald_trump.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2016/12/01/bernie-sanders-carrier-just-showed-corporations-how-to-beat-donald-trump/?utm_term=.1267d4f9e32d&wpisrc=nl_most&wpmm=1

http://qz.com/846940/a-yale-history-professors-20-point-guide-to-defending-democracy-under-a-trump-presidency/ - This is such a good article - it will be posted in several places

https://www.facebook.com/theDanRather/posts/10157761985710716

How You Can Thwart Trump - Andy Borowitz

http://greatnonprofits.org/nonprofitnews/6-ways-you-can-actually-help-syrian-refugees/
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/11/richard-spencer-speech-npi/508379/?utm_source=twb
Atlantic magazine story of the alt-right signaling Trump is their Hitler. Literally.

http://www.attn.com/stories/12768/former-congressional-staffer-explains-how-to-make-congressman-listen?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=internal
Advice on talking to staffers

How Trump And Farage Won By Promising The People The World
http://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2016/11/a-reflexive-liar-in-command-guidelines-for-the-media/508832
How to stay (literally) sane the next four years

https://medium.com/@nziehl/coping-with-chaos-in-the-white-house-697fa2ca3ddf#.7b2vux6eo
The unintended security risk of DJT's worldwide business

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/01/opinion/trumps-business-empire-isnt-just-an-ethical-disaster.html
A smaller America on the world stage (British perspective)

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/editorials/trumps-presidency-means-an-increasingly-reclusive-america-on-the-world-stage-a7410186.html
The state of American women from a French perspective

http://mondediplo.com/2016/11/12uswomen
An important, thorough article on Mike Pence's unusual role in this presidency

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/mike-pence-power-play-trump-transition-232151