(Recorded November 21, 2015) This Week: (1) American politics responds to the Paris attacks; (2) dissecting the “Ferguson Effect”; and (3) Adrian and Boris run through this week’s political round-up.
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This Week’s Links:
Given this week’s show, we thought you might find these interesting.
The Aftermath of Paris (US Politics: refugees & fighting ISIS)
- Governors Don’t Want Syrian Refugees. Mayors Are Asking for Even More
- More than 30 U.S. states refusing Syrian refugees on ‘shaky legal ground’
- Here’s a map of every state refusing to accept Syrian refugees
- Connecticut welcomes Syrian refugee family after Indiana governor says no
- Can Governors Block Syrian Refugees? Probably Not
- The Futility of State-Level Efforts to Keep Refugees Out
- Did Vladimir Putin Just Trick Himself Into Solving Syria’s War?
- ISIS brings Putin, Obama together
- Putin vows payback after confirmation of Egypt plane bomb
- France air strikes in Syria: ’33 Isis militants killed’ in Raqqa in three days as Russia adds to onslaught
the “Ferguson Effect”
- Obama, FBI director spar over the ‘Ferguson Effect’ on police
- A bum rap for FBI Director James Comey on the ‘Ferguson effect’
- Brennan Center: No “Crime Wave” in 2015
- Mississippi state election settled by ‘drawing straws’
- High-tech curling brooms banned for season
- Here Is How Your Hillary Smear Sausage Gets Made
- Here Is Today’s Case Study in Right-Wing Media Virtue and Rectitude
- Bravo, CNN!
- Princeton To Consider Scrubbing Woodrow Wilson’s Name From Campus