1. In a New York Times Magazine article, historian Rick Perlstein tries to explain why historians of American conservatism couldn't foresee Donald Trump's election

2. The recent violent removal of a United passenger prompted lots of anger at the airline. Frank and David discuss if we should also think about this as an example of police violence and about the historical relationship between capitalism and police power. (Thanks, Craig, for the idea.)

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Frank: 5th season of House of Cards

David: Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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