Monday, June 21, 2021

Tag: insurrection

Climate deniers backed violence and spread pro-insurrection messages before, during, and...

As the mass radicalization wave surged, some individual opponents of climate action may have been swept along by its broad rightward push, propelling them closer to endorsing political violence.

‘I don’t trust the people above me’: Riot squad cops open...

Interviews with 19 current and former officers show how failures of leadership and communication put hundreds of Capitol cops at risk and allowed rioters to get dangerously close to members of Congress.

Congress could use an arcane section of the 14th Amendment to...

Section 3 of the 14th Amendment was created to tackle a different problem related to the Civil War: insurrection.

Why corporate power over American politics was laid bare after the...

Don’t be fooled that corporations’ motives are moral.

Hundreds of 2021 ‘insurrectionists’ may get off while 700 peaceful Pentagon...

What a difference a half century makes (not!)...

We need to prepare for ongoing insurrectionary violence and address its...

Toxic polarization, in which the other side is seen as a monolithic enemy and an existential threat, is dangerous and cripples our ability to solve serious problems.

‘What the hell happened?’: Bowman introduces COUP Act to investigate pro-Trump...

The bill seeks to "establish an investigation into any further ties between Capitol Police and white supremacy, insurrectionism, or fascism."

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Liberal media propaganda tells the world: America is first

. . . toward America First-ism in foreign policy.

Shrewd deceptions: Lying by omission

Understanding how misguided and arguably insane our military priorities and spending are.
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Ohio cop on leave after driving over gunshot victim

“I want the officer held accountable just like if they get the suspect, they will hold him accountable.”

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

Power, wealth, and justice in the time of COVID-19.

Unknown soldiers: America’s secret, privatized army

While many American policy makers believe that their country is ‘exceptional’ and thus shouldn’t have to follow long established laws, other governments see the precedents they set and act accordingly.