Govand Khalid Azeez (Macquarie) and Alejandra Gaitan-Barrera (Griffith): Power, Ideology, Politics and the Revolutionary Subject. From Congressional Research Service, a report on Navy ship names. Italy is how the euro crisis could end badly — Spain is how it could end well. Virginia gonna finally let poor people see doctors — tell us again how voting doesn’t matter? Recognizing authority, acknowledging power: Eli Weiner on concepts of control in Kojeve and Arendt (and part 2 and part 3). Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump made at least $82 million in outside income last year while serving in the White House, filings show. The introduction to Cracking the Code: The Challenge of a Semiotic Sociology by Andrea Cossu.

EPA chief Scott Pruitt tapped aide, donors to help wife land job at conservative group. Ask a pundit: Why does Scott Pruitt still have a job? Why Trump would really, really rather not fire Scott Pruitt: The EPA administrator has given the White House most of the few policy wins it has to date. Why Scott Pruitt has survived an avalanche of scandals — and why his survival could endanger the Trump administration. Amid ethics scrutiny, EPA’s Pruitt also finds his regulatory rollbacks hitting bumps. Would firing Scott Pruitt save the EPA? Not unless the most dangerous assault in the EPA’s history also ends.