20170201 reading & video list

CBC News, “PROFILE Quebec City’s close-knit Muslim community reeling as mosque victims remembered – ‘Each of these six deaths is like a death in the family’

CBC News, “These Canadian acts of kindness after mosque attack may restore your faith in humanity – Country unites through gestures of solidarity in wake of shooting that left 6 dead in Quebec City

CBC News Analysis “‘A crisis of conscience’: Trump’s firing of Sally Yates sparks debate on attorney general role – ‘Your job is not to ‘do what’s right.’ Your job is to enforce the law,’ former Bush-era attorney general says

NY Daily News, “KING: Had Muslim gunmen killed six white Christians, half the world would have Canadian flags as profile pictures

//What I know is this — had the shooter actually been a Muslim who walked into a quaint little Baptist church full of white folk singing Amazing Grace, not only would Trump be genuinely outraged right now, the entire conservative machine would be mobilizing against what they call radical Islam. It appears that radical whiteness simply does not bother them.//

CBC News, OPINION Today we say goodbye to electoral reform — a promise that was born sickly: Robyn Urback (not sure I agree to many points)

WaPo, “Trump’s judicial influence could go far beyond putting Gorsuch on the Supreme Court – President Trump has more than 100 judicial appointments to make to federal courts across the country.

CBC News, “Denis Villeneuve signs on for Dune reboot – Quebec director currently working on Blade Runner sequel

NPR, “Where Does Your Member Of Congress Stand On Trump’s Immigration Order?

THR, “It’s Goodbye ‘Girls’ as Lena Dunham, Cast, Execs Overshare in Show Oral History

THR, “Samantha Bee Tears Into Trump’s “Not a Muslim Ban” on ‘Full Frontal’

Guy Verhofstadt at Chatham House, January 2017

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OLD 20170128 reading list

CBS News, “How foreign leaders are reacting to Trump’s travel ban

Guardian, “Theresa May ‘does not agree’ with Donald Trump’s immigration ban – PM issues statement after causing outcry by declining to speak out against executive order that could affect British dual nationals

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