Monday, September 26, 2022

Tag: insurrection

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 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.

Watchdog says insurrectionist lawmakers, including Trump, should be barred from public...

"We are urging [election officials] to make clear that insurrectionists such as President Trump are barred from ever again holding public office."

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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Nothing good or bad – but treason makes it so 

How can there be hocus pocus/ When all I did was mental focus?

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

‘Catastrophic’: Arizona judge allows 1864 abortion ban to go into effect

"No archaic law should dictate our reproductive freedom," said one rights advocate.

Connecting the dots between climate devastation and fossil fuel profits

As Pakistan drowns, as Puerto Rico is cast into darkness, and as Jacksonians remain thirsty, it’s past time for a climate tax on fossil fuel companies.

Wildfire smoke is reversing U.S. air pollution gains, study finds

“At the end of the day, the best type of policy is to proactively prevent these big fires in the first place.”