Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
• Greg Miller, Josh Dawsey, Paul Sonne and Ellen Nakashima for the Washington Post: “Giuliani Pursued Shadow Ukraine Agenda as Key Foreign Policy Officials Were Sidelined”
• A. G. Sulzberger for the New York Times: “The Growing Threat to Journalism Around the World”
• “Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community,” by Daniel R. Coats, Director of National Intelligence
• Ross Douthat for the New York Times: “Does Donald Trump Want to Be Impeached?”
• Osita Nwanevu for the New Republic: “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry Greta Thunberg”
• She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement, by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey
• Ronan Farrow for the New Yorker: “Harvey Weinstein’s Army of Spies”
Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:
John: Late 19th-century advertisement for “Cocarettes” tweeted by Lindsey Fitzharris @DrLindseyFitz
Kirsten: Dog Is Love: Why and How Your Dog Loves You, by Clive D.L. Wynne
David: Shows about car racing like Formula 1 and Le Mans: Racing Is Everything as a cure for insomnia
Listener chatter from @RealFuzzyMarmot: Ryan Pickrell for Business Insider: “Walruses Have Attacked And Sunk a Russian Navy Boat in the Arctic“
For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, David, John, and Kirsten discuss what makes Greta Thunberg wonderful and why she drives her critics crazy.
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Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.