US POLITICS:

Trump’s Flaws: David Brooks, New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/12/opinion/the-view-from-trump-tower.html Gerrymandering, threat to democracy: Brian Klaas, www.washingtonpost.com/news/democracy-post/wp/2017/02/10/gerrymandering-is-the-biggest-obstacle-to-genuine-democracy-in-the-united-states-so-why-is-no-one-protesting/? Trump’s psychological makeup: Propane Jane, Daily Kos, http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/12/5/1606096/-Instability-in-Chief The rise of authoritarian populism: Mike Lofgren,…

RESOURCES FOR SOCIAL ACTIVISM:

Masha Gessen, NY Review of Books: http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2016/11/10/trump-election-autocracy-rules-for-survival/   Peter Dreier, “Mourn, Then Organize”: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-dreier/mourn-then-organize_b_12878660.html   www.Billmoyers.com   www.realclearpolitics.com/2017/01/11/the_first_100_days_resistance_agenda_399688.html   “Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda,” IndivisibleGuide_2016-12-23_v1.pdf (written…