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Tag: Capitol insurrection

Trump’s vows to pardon Jan. 6 insurrectionists if elected

Trump's pronouncement positions this act of clemency at the forefront of his day-one agenda, alongside promises to intensify oil drilling and reinforce the U.S.-Mexico border.

Why the Jan. 6 convictions set dangerous new legal precedents

The recent convictions against the Proud Boys will only strengthen the state’s ability to target the left.

January 6 gave revolution a bad name

Even John F. Kennedy recognized that when confronted with extreme abuse of power, we are left with no alternative. 

Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently...

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.

Police sergeant found guilty on all counts after participating in Capitol...

Both officers were initially placed on administrative leave for attending the Capitol riots. The town fired them after their arrests.

DOJ must permanently bar insurrectionists from public office: Ethics group

"The DOJ must take action to stop, by all means available under the law, those who broke their oath to support our Constitution from being entrusted with public office again."

The Jan. 6 committee, 4 key investigations; Trump can run, but...

His time is up. His future will be very rocky and painful if these various investigators do their job. 

Islamophobia and the Capitol insurrection

In such a world, even Muslim Americans active in peace centers become inherently suspicious, but heavily armed white nationalists in motels just outside Washington aren’t.

Corporate seditionists are no better than the seditionists who attacked the...

The tsunami of money now flowing from corporations into the swamp of American politics is larger than ever.

The Jan. 6 insurrection showed us the limits of polarization

Polarization looms large in many diagnoses of America’s current political struggles. Some researchers warn of an approaching “tipping point” of irreversible polarization.

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What’s worse than a devouring, criminal president? A deified, raging outlaw excited by violence

Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

Trump attempting to recalibrate campaign after Harris becomes Democratic nominee

With Vice President Kamala Harris now the presumptive Democratic nominee, Trump and his campaign face new challenges in the race to the 2024 election.

EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.
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Outrage and calls for justice after Sonya Massey’s fatal shooting by police in Illinois

Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

Can humanity repair its relationship with nature? Weaving Earth Education Center offers a promising...

This all-ages education center reminds us that “we are a part of this earth, not apart from it.”