Mike's Blog Round Up
"Diana and Actaeon" by Titian. Credit: Wikimedia Commons
January 14, 2022

First Draft: Let's go, Moscow Mitch.

Letters from an American: Thoughts from political historian Heather Cox Richardson.

James Kwak: Why democracy is dying.

Election Law Blog: Pennsylvania Republicans want a lot more power in redistricting for state maps.

Greater Good: Can self-compassion increase resilience in the face of discrimination?

This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

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