Jeffrey Stein  //  12/4/17  //  Topic Update

President Trump shared videos from a fringe British ultranationalist party purportedly showing Muslims committing acts of violence (NYTWSJ).

  • The New York Times describes what is known about the videos.
  • British Prime Minister Theresa May’s office sharply rebuked President Trump.
  • Muslims and non-Muslims alike should be horrified, writes Yair Rosenberg.
  • This is different from President Trump’s other tweets, writes the L.A. Times Editorial Board.

The House has passed a bill removing outdated references to racial minorities from federal regulations (The Hill).

The House Republican proposal to tax the tuition waivers of graduate students represents a serious threat to diversity among academia, writes Steven W. Thrasher at NYT.

President Trump seems to target just black athletes for criticism, writes Kurtis Lee at the L.A. Times.




Updates | The Week of February 19, 2018

2/25/18  //  Daily Update

Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a new charge against Paul Manafort while Richard Gates pled guilty. Meanwhile, President Trump's proposal to arm teachers drew controversy in Washington.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School

Updates | The Week of February 5, 2018

2/11/18  //  Daily Update

The Nunes memo set off aftershocks; agencies scrambled to implement the Trump Administration's policies to mixed effect; and Congress passes a budget after a brief overnight shutdown.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/21/18  //  Daily Update

The week began with Martin Luther King Jr. Day and ended with a government shutdown on the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School