Comedy, Congressional Caucuses and Capitalism

(Bloomberg View) -- 1. Amy Bree Becker at the Monkey Cage on politics, comedy and information.

2. Jennifer Victor at the Conversation on the role of single-topic congressional caucuses.

3. Matt Grossmann and David Hopkins at Polyarchy on why Republicans are scared of primary elections.

4. Michelle Goldberg at Slate argues Donald Trump’s weak maternal-leave policy is a real step forward. If you want paid family leave, that’s right: Any time both parties are bidding on the same goal, the odds of future action are fairly high.

5. And Brad DeLong on whether capitalism and democracy can survive.

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