While Germany congratulated the Netherlands on defeating European populism in their national elections on Wednesday, the French elections, on the other hand, remain as contentious as ever. On the other side of the pond, Trump continues to make outlandish, unverified claims that President Obama and now British intelligence were monitoring him during his campaign. Furthermore, one week is all it took for the Trump administration to surpass the Obama administration’s total use of airstrikes in Yemen in any year of its tenure. Finally, Paul Ryan was caught drinking a ‘despicable’ pint and delivering a cringe-worthy speech on St. Patrick’s day. Luckily, the team at The Public Sphere have compiled a new list of articles to read and videos to watch so that you can enjoy your weekend with a few inspirational readings and talks!