Little Fires Everywhere

08.12.2021 - By Political Gabfest

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Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report 
Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng  
Public Citizens: The Attack on Big Government and the Remaking of American Liberalism, by Paul Sabin
Paul Sabin for the New York Times: “How Liberals Can Attack From the Left—and Win”
Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration, by Emily Bazelon
The Genius Factory: Unravelling the Mystery of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank, by David Plotz
The Most Dangerous Writing App

Here’s this week’s chatter:
Josie: How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America, by Clint Smith; Maya and the Robot, by Eve L. Ewing
Emily: Ally Mutnick and Zach Montellaro for Politico: “Redistricting Sprint Begins With Major Census Data Drop”
David: Jen Senior for the Atlantic: “What Bobby McIlvaine Left Behind”
Listener chatter from Matt Gousman: “Starbase Tour With Elon Musk” 

For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Josie, David, and Emily share their experiences and advice about trying to write a book.

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Podcast production by Jess Miller.
Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap and Grace Woodruff.
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