POINT / COUNTERPOINT
Two perspectives on one of the nation’s biggest debates this week.
Are Lawsuits an important tool of transparency? Or do they undermine the public’s trust in the electoral process
– The Hill
– The New York Times
President Trump and his legal team have unleashed a flurry of election lawsuits across the country. Here’s a snapshot.
When one number tells two stories.
The record-breaking number of COVID cases in the U.S. in one day
– The Wall Street Journal
POINTS OF VIEW
Top insights and news from the intellectual leaders
who have battled it out on the Intelligence Squared stage.
– Meanwhile, Rich Lowry writes that President Trump’s potential loss is nothing compared to the GOP defeat of 2008, and his legacy is firmly imprinted on the Republican party. [Read more via Politico, Rich’s debate on President Trump.]
– Regardless of the outcome of the 2020 election, the U.S. is on a route toward ungovernable, unstable majorities, writes Nick Gillespie. [Read more via Reason, Nick’s debate on Medicare for All.]
– Bjørn Lomborg argues that the European Union should lead the charge in combatting climate change, but not with the policies that are in place. [Read more via Euractiv, Bjørn’s debate on carbon emissions.]
– Is it time for a national popular vote? Katrina vanden Heuvel makes the case. [Read more via Washington Post, Katrina’s debate on mainstream media.]
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