Sunday Reading: Let’s Dig In

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Every week I come across articles that I find interesting and that I think you all here at Political⚡Charge might enjoy as well. Here are this week’s recommendations.

The Invention of the Conspiracy Theory on Biden and Ukraine

The intrepid Jane Mayer at the New Yorker traces the origin of the reason why Trump is now facing impeachment: A far-right conspiracy theory, borne out of a group founded by Steve Bannon, that worked its way to Trump who then acted on it.

Marijuana Reform Should Focus on Inequality

The Atlantic takes a deep look at the burgeoning marijuana industry, and how the War on Drugs has affected the ability of some communities to be a full participant in the industry’s growth. That said, there are solutions. A fascinating read.

What I Learned from Listening to Americans Deliberate

Two Stanford researchers have been testing if, under the right conditions, civil discussions about politics can happen and opinions can change, even in this polarized world we live in. At a minimum, do read the summary of findings at the end of the article. I think it’ll give you hope.

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