Friday News Roundup — April 19, 2019: Notre-Dame as a Symbol; Democracy Is Resilient; and Pondering the Pardon Power, Alliteratively

Why We Build — and Rebuild

Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral (Photo Credit: Peter Haas, Wikimedia Commons)

“What is civilization? I don’t know. I can’t define it in abstract terms, yet. But I think I can recognize it when I see it… And I am looking at it now.”

Democracy Around the World

A voter displays the indelible ink from casting his ballot (Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Parsing Presidential Powers, Particularly Problematic Pardons

President Ford Testifies about Pardoning Nixon (Photo Credit: Thomas J. O’Halloran, Library of Congress)

Stories You May Have Missed

No AOC On WWW? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Scales Down Social Media

Kim Jong Un to Meet with Putin

Washington State Launches Renewable Energy Plan

Scientists Create Zombie Pig Brains, in News Story that Is Real and Not Scrolling across the Bottom of the Screen in the Opening Scene of a Horror Movie

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