“Based on everything, it appears Democrats will most likely make gains in congress in 2018.” Do you think most likely is good enough? Being risk-averse weakens our chances. Author of The Great Divide: Story of the 2016 US Presidential Race Howard Harrison argues it’s like sports: when you are down, you have to play harder. He advises that it is time for Democrats to “play less cautiously.” Worthy analysis here. And on part two, Roman Krznaric talks about his new book “Carpe Diem: Seizing the Day in a Distracted World.” To succeed he says revolutions must be great community fun. After all, what started as a carnival became a revolution when the Berlin Wall came down in 1989. Much to learn.