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The American System

Aug 2017

August 26, 2017 WCR

August 26, 2017

Trump Allies Warn White House That Hurricane Harvey Poses Critical Test for Competence of Regime; Government In Disarray With Three Top Posts Unfilled at Homeland Security; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Lacks Permanent Chief; FEMA Boss Brock Long’s Focus Has Been Attacking Flood Insurance -- Will He Be the New “Heck of a Job” Brownie?; Texas Gov. Abbot Requested Pre-Emptive Declaration of Disaster Area Midday Friday, But Trump Dithered For Many Hours With Camp David Trip, Gorka Ouster and Arpaio Pardon; Rule of Law In Peril; Still No Signed Opioid Emergency Order; From Mobilization to Repression: What Happens to Cultural Populist Movements After They Take Power ?; Examples Include Cola di Rienzo, Savonarola, Luther, Calvin, and Robespierre