MIDDAY POSTER: Texas’ Deregulated Power Grid Feels The Heat
Texas’ fossil fuel-heavy electric system proved no match for climate change this past winter — and it’s now at risk of failing again.
Dennis Kucinich Live Chat on 6/23
The two-time presidential candidate will discuss his just-announced mayoral campaign and his new book on saving Cleveland’s public power company.
The Lottery Society
The college-for-vaccine sweepstakes is like a plot point in a dystopian sci-fi satire — only it’s real.
MIDDAY POSTER: FEC Won’t Investigate Trump’s Outside Groups
Election commissioners vote to overlook potential illegal campaign activity.
The Policy That Might Have Rescued America And Stopped Trump
New data suggests a much-promised but abandoned initiative could have limited the foreclosure crisis and averted the Trump presidency.
End The Filibuster Show
Manchin was for reforming the filibuster before he was against it — but he’s just the latest example of Dems using the rule to avoid governing.
WEEKEND READER: Reimagining Life In A Climate-Changed World
The ecological crisis will require us to redefine “normal.”
YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Manchin Faces Unexpected Pressure To Support Voting Rights
Also: Voters want to tax the rich, and thousands of people are traveling to Minnesota to protest the construction of another oil pipeline.
Manchin Ally Pushes Him On Voting Rights Bill
A longtime Manchin adviser is working with a group spending big to get him to support the “For the People Act.”
Podcast: Elite Groupthink And The Lab-Leak Theory
Sirota talks to Tom Frank about what might happen if we learn that COVID-19 came from an American-funded lab in China.