As is tradition for, well, all book blogs ever, we compiled a list of the best books we each read in 2017. 1,415 more words
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Notes and tidbits posted on FB and Twitter. Part 114
Note 1: I take notes of books I read and comment on events and edit sentences that fit my style. 748 more words
Jane Mayer wrote “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right” and published it in 2016. It covers a lot of history and is broken up into three sections: “Weaponizing Philanthropy: The War of Ideas, 1970-2008”; “Secret Sponsors: Covert Operations, 2009-2010”; and “Privatizing Politics: Total Combat, 2011-2014”. 693 more words
An optimist would say that democracy is pure. Freed from the hands of the rich and powerful, a democracy is the voice of the people. A pessimist, or at least someone who reads the news would say otherwise. 102 more words
This week, we’re sharing stories from Jane Mayer, David Zax, Christopher Glazek, Farah Stockman, and Alex Mar.