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Harper’s Magazine: The Enemies Briefcase

By Andrew Cockburn A few hours before the inauguration ceremony, the prospective president receives an elaborate and highly classified briefing on the means and procedures for blowing up the world with a nuclear attack, a rite of passage that a former official described as “a sobering moment.” Secret though it may be, we are at least…
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October 15, 2020
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Nieman Lab: The election could be contested and last for weeks after Nov. 3. Here’s what experts think journalists should know.

By Sarah Scire Can he do that? How many times over, say, the last four years have readers asked you that? How many times have you asked yourself? The National Task Force on Election Crises, a cross-partisan group of experts, wants reporters to know exactly how presidential elections are conducted and decided — including what happens when…
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September 29, 2020
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The New Yorker: Who Gets to Vote in Florida?

With the election hanging in the balance, Republican leaders continue a long fight over voting rights. By Dexter Filkins August 31, 2020 Betty Riddle grew up in Sarasota, Florida, in a segregated neighborhood that people back in the nineteen-sixties called Black Bottom. She was raised by her mother, Idella, in a wooden house on Central Avenue. When…
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August 31, 2020