Mark Blyth, political economist at Brown’s Watson Institute, and Carrie Nordlund, political scientist and associate director of Brown’s Master of Public Affairs program, share their take on the week’s news. Today’s topics include Putin’s re-election; March for Our Lives and Black Lives Matter protests; Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and digital privacy; the politicization of the census; turnover in the Trump administration; China, Germany, tariffs and trade wars; and the Pope.