Thursday, July 25, 2024

Tag: insurrection

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

How to deal with an insurrectionist

Jair Bolsonaro and his top supporters are under investigation for their failed attempt to overthrow the country's democracy.

Insurrection going strong as MAGA defies law, trials, elections, civil liberties...

Bad faith losers thrive if never made social pariahs whose nullification must be nullified. Solipsism, like being talked to death, is a terrible way to die.

Appeals court firmly denies Trump’s ‘presidential immunity’ claims over January 6...

The D.C. court's opinion was stark in its rejection of Trump's claims.

Corporate PACs and industry trade groups steered over $108 million to...

Most of the corporate PACs spread money around with little discrimination.

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. 

Why the window to prosecute Trump is closing

Holding Trump accountable is not an act of partisanship. It’s a defense of our democracy.

‘About damn time’: Jan. 6 panel unanimously votes to subpoena ex-President...

"Trump must comply with the subpoena from the January 6th select committee because no one, including a former president, is above the law."

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.

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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.

Mass arrests at Jewish-led protest in US House Building ahead of Netanyahu speech

Hundreds, including rabbis, detained while protesting U.S. support for Israel’s Gaza offensive and Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress.

Sanders urges Harris to champion working-class agenda amid 2024 campaign

As labor unions and advocacy groups rally around Vice President Harris, Senator Sanders emphasizes the need for a strong working-class focus in her 2024 campaign.

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.

Biden-Harris administration’s bold plan to phase out single-use plastics across federal agencies

The Biden-Harris administration has announced significant commitments to eliminate single-use plastics from federal operations by 2035, with interim goals set for 2027, marking a crucial step in tackling the plastic pollution crisis.