Trump has galvanized activists on the Left — can they stay energized? Donald Trump’s presidency has inspired 11,000 women to run for office. Michelle Goldberg on how the Left learned to hate like the Right. So what if protesters are paid? Critics of today’s mass movements want you to think compensated organizers aren’t sincere — but it’s not true. The lesson from Donald Trump’s first 100 days: Resistance is not futile. Resistance works: Here’s how hundreds of Montanans rallied to kill a bill. When states stand for what’s right against Trump’s feds: The U.S. government and local authorities are fighting once again over civil rights — but the dynamic has been turned upside down.

Want to survive another 100 days of Trump? Don’t get complacent. Why the Left will (eventually) triumph: John Judis interviews Ruy Teixeira, author of The Optimistic Leftist: Why the 21st Century will be Better Than You Think.


Christoph B. Graber (Zurich): Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality. Libby Watson on the Republican plan to kill the open Internet. The tech industry joins the political fray: Across the sector, employees are asking their companies and top executives to engage in policy battles in a way that departs from long-standing precedent. Appalled by Trump’s first 100 days, tech workers join the climate justice movement. Donald Trump’s “shadow president” in Silicon Valley: Billionaire iconoclast Peter Thiel’s fingerprints are all over the administration. Tech investor Doug Derwin is running full-page newspaper ads to convince Elon Musk to dump Trump.


Saifullah Khan (BZU): Evolution of Toilets Worldwide Through the Millennia. Donald Trump on whether he could start war with North Korea: “I don’t know. I mean, we’ll see”. Becoming Duterte: Richard Paddock on the making of a Philippine strongman. James Fenton on Duterte’s last hurrah: On the road to martial law (and more). The introduction to The Formation of Turkish Republicanism by Banu Turnaoglu. If abortions become illegal, here’s how the government will prosecute women who have them. Traditional think tanks are withering and bankers and consultants are replacing them: Daniel W. Drezner on how the private sector is taking over policymaking. Fox News’s problem is way bigger than O’Reilly: Before you get too excited about O’Reilly’s firing, look at his replacements.


The specter of illegitimacy haunts Trump’s first 100 days. Trump’s first 100 days have completely undermined America’s political standards. Trump targets undocumented families, not felons, in first 100 days. Donald Trump’s first 100 days have been a big success — at least when it comes to vicious racist policies. In 100 days, Trump has done lasting damage to the planet. Here’s how Trump’s “Axis of Adults” weathered the first 100 days. After 100 days, Donald Trump’s new world order looks like the old one (and more). 100 days in, Trump’s generals seen as a moderating force. In 100 days, a new Jewish elite rises in Washington. Historian H.W. Brands on Trump’s first 100 days: “Very little has been done”.

Trump’s first 100 days destroyed the myth that government should be run like a business. Donald Trump’s first 100 days have been a moneymaking success story. Ivanka’s first 100 days: Donald Trump isn’t the only White House official who will have opportunity to reflect on all they have accomplished since the inauguration. 100 days of Trump style: The transition from self-branding to state branding became a lightening rod for multiple issues surrounding the new administration.


Donald Trump’s environmental agenda at 100 days: Lazy and plutocratic. Trump made a lot of dumb promises, but he’s following through on destroying the globe. Why we should fear environmental destruction under Trump: “The future, under Trump, is a grim dichotomy: rapid annihilation through war, or gradual decline through environmental destruction”. EPA website removes climate science site from public view after two decades. The Kochs have already spent over $3 million lobbying for Trump’s anti-environmental agenda. Sharon Turner on how professional climate change denier Jerry Taylor discovered the lies and decided to fight for science.

Three months into the Trump presidency seemed a good moment to check in with Bill McKibben. “It can’t just be a march. It has to be a movement”: What’s next for climate activists? It’s the end of the world and we know it: Scientists in many disciplines see apocalypse, soon.

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