“For just as West Virginia has mountains, so the District of Columbia has taxation without representation”
“Taxation without representation” license plates may feel just as core to DC as Florida’s oranges, but the slogan has actually only been on DC’s official plate since 2000, replacing the vague slogan “Create & Discover.” Plates made starting in 2016 now read End taxation with representation, just to be clear that it’s not what we’re here for.
We are once again asking you to diagnose this bird ailment
Even you're vaccinated, wear a mask on transit, at schools and playgrounds, in medical settings and DC government buildings, and in any business that requires them. (Plus, we'll add: Wherever else it makes you feel more comfortable).
Get back into in-person socializing with a friendly game of bingo and dinner from Union Market. (6pm)
P&P author panel for our current moment
Join Politics and Prose’s virtual panel for a discussion on the impacts of modern capitalism on work, inequality, and gender with authors Heather Berg, Sarah Jaffe (whose Belabored podcast is fantastic), and Gabriel Winant (whose writing at n +1 has been some of the best on COVID politics to date). (6pm)