TCNP 22 - Speeches, Ivory, and Mardi Gras Beads

Call your Senators:
https://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm?OrderBy=state

Call your Representatives in the House:

https://www.house.gov/representatives/

 

SOTU

https://www.npr.org/2018/01/30/580378279/trumps-state-of-the-union-address-annotated

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92QRj34fLfo

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/30/us/politics/trump-state-of-the-union-long.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRYbfTJMbPM

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/why-we-hate-the-state-of-the-union-and-a-rebuttal/

 

Secret Memo

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/31/us/politics/fbi-director-republicans-secret-memo.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/trump-wants-to-release-memo-100-percent-as-white-house-tries-to-walk-it-back/2018/01/31/240f34a4-0690-11e8-8777-2a059f168dd2_story.html?utm_term=.a2ab1389188d

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/carter-page-committees-have-completely-blocked-me-from-testifying/article/2625554

http://www.businessinsider.com/carter-page-trump-russia-igor-sechin-dossier-2017-1

 

CDC Director Resigns

https://www.wsj.com/articles/cdc-director-quits-after-report-she-bought-tobacco-stocks-1517415257

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/30/cdc-director-tobacco-stocks-after-appointment-316245

 

Ivory Ban

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-42891204

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-42532017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jan/31/hong-kong-votes-to-ban-domestic-ivory-sales

 

Protests in Mexico

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/border-baja-california/sd-me-constellation-mexicali-20180126-story.html

https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/protesters-climb-crane-at-bc-brewery-site/

 

Climate Change Visa Program

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/democrats-rebuttal-trump-state-of-the-union-climate-change_us_5a7146bce4b0ae29f08c0a7c

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/31/new-zealand-considers-creating-climate-change-refugee-visas

http://theconversation.com/six-things-new-zealands-new-government-needs-to-do-to-make-climate-refugee-visas-work-87740

 

Side Story

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mardigras-new-orleans/new-orleans-pulls-46-tons-of-mardi-gras-beads-from-storm-drains-idUSKBN1FF2KJ