For now

Joshua M. Bentley and Taylor Voges (TCU): Representations of Reliability: The Rhetoric of Political Flip-flopping. House Democrats launch massive obstruction of justice and corruption probe aimed at Trump (and more and more and more and more). Amazon’s hard bargain extends far beyond New York. The Amazon deal implosion will make it hard to do the next deal — good. Imran Khan’s failing revolution: The Pakistani populist is yet to deliver. The young suicide bomber who brought India and Pakistan to the brink of war. Recovering the profound divisions that led to the Civil War: Gordon Wood reviews No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding by Sean Wilentz and The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War by Andrew Delbanco.

From Martial Arts Studies, Maya Maor (Haifa): Fighting Gender Stereotypes: Women’s Participation in the Martial Arts, Physical Feminism and Social Change. Sencerhan Avc and Mustafa Emre Civelek (ITO): Legal Aspects of Aircraft Hijacking. From the New Yorker, Jane Meyer on the making of the Fox News White House (and more). Oakland teachers return to class after 7-day strike — here’s what they won and lost. Why Trump’s national emergency is Congress-proof — at least for now. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is coming for your hamburgers (and more). A hinge in history: We live in perilous times — a domestic constitutional crisis that looks ever-more likely would unfold in a global context of profound turbulence and instability.