A few links of interest from around the web:
- Another link to The Coode Street Podcast: Episode 297: Politics and science fiction. Of note is the discussion on the state of political science fiction, especially given that George Orwell’s 1984 and Sinclair Lewis’s It Can’t Happen Here are selling quite well here in the US.
- An opinion piece in The Daily Texan, out of the University of Texas at Austin: “National political coverage obscures local threats.” A reminder from the author that we should keep our eyes on local politics as well as national politics.
- I’ve mostly written letters to my elected officials–I saw somewhere that this is the most effective method for reaching their staff, though I can’t recall where I saw that now–but I have made a good number of calls as well. Greta Christina’s post, “Calling Your Elected Officials: Breaking it Down and Making it Easier,” shows us how to take some of the stress out of making those calls. Putting my elected officials’ numbers in my phone today….