Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Tag: January 6

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. 

Not all insurrections are equal

Rebellions of the enslaved can aptly be classified as insurrections. This much is clear as we debate the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol.

Trump’s eight worst systemic train-wrecks

Trump could still be president if he were as good at scheming a coup as at debunking, then crashing democratic systems.

Citing ‘deluge of new evidence,’ House Jan. 6 committee delays hearings

Chair Bennie Thompson said hearings into the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump would resume sometime in July.

Message to Attorney General Garland: lead, follow, or get the hell...

If Garland indicates he has not conducted an investigation of Trump and he has no plans to do so, even after receiving the Jan. 6 committee’s full report, Biden should fire him immediately and begin the search for a new, highly competent individual who will properly conduct the Justice Dept. business.

The party of January 6

The defeat of Donald Trump in 2020 was supposed to put an end to America’s delusional national politics. The...

The real meaning of January 6

The challenge ahead is to fill it with a democracy and economy that work for everyone.

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Perfection no standard for re-election

Are we picking kings and queens,/ Or defending democratic dreams?

EU passes landmark law to restore 20% of land and sea by 2030 despite...

In a narrow vote, the EU adopts a crucial nature restoration law, sparking controversy and political turmoil.

IRS targets basis shifting loophole to reclaim $50 billion from super rich

IRS crackdown on complex tax maneuvers is set to generate significant federal revenue by enforcing compliance among high-income taxpayers.

IDF kills 17 in attacks on Nuseirat Refugee Camp amid ongoing Gaza conflict

The strikes come on the heels of a recent operation in which Israel's military killed over 270 Palestinians to rescue four hostages.

Trump or Biden on Israel?

It's no contest.