Right-Wing Blames US Capitol Riot On Notorious Instigator

By Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone. -

The most dramatic footage to emerge from the far-right storming of the US Capitol on January 6 depicted the lethal shooting of Ashli Babbit, a pro-Trump activist and military veteran, by a [...]

The Country Where Liberty Is A Statue

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 6 January, the world witnessed an interesting spectacle, an assortment of what appeared to be characters from fantasy television shows taking possession of the US Capitol, where the [...]

Capitol Riot Brings US Foreign Policy Home

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The attack on the United States Capitol was yet another trauma created by the election of Donald Trump to the presidency. The scenes of his supporters literally breaking down the doors and [...]

Against A Domestic Terrorism Law

By Alex Pareene, The New Republic. -

On Monday, Opposite Office, an “activistic architecture studio” based in Munich, released design materials for what it called “Capitol Castle,” a plan that would encircle the entire U.S. Capitol [...]

Black Cops Warned About Racist Capitol Police Officers For Years

By Joshua Kaplan and Joaquin Sapien, Pro Publica. -

When Kim Dine took over as the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in 2012, he knew he had a serious problem. Since 2001, hundreds of Black officers had sued the department for racial [...]

America Condemns One Violent Mob While Celebrating Another

By Lee Camp, ScheerPost.com. -

Most rational Americans have correctly criticized and denounced the violent insurrection in the Capitol last week. Those moments of attack by a racist, disgusting mob have not lacked for [...]

Capitol Police Show Why We Need To Defund The Police

By D. A. Bullock, In These Times. -

On January 6, we witnessed the vast double standard for how Black Lives Matter protest is treated versus how white-supremacy-as-mob is treated. This wasn’t just a matter of police refraining from [...]

Corporations #Resist Trump By Cutting Funding For Republicans

By Tatiana Cozzarelli, Left Voice. -

Dozens of large corporations  are stopping all donations to the political parties and their politicians in the wake of the right-wing storming of the Capitol last Wednesday. In many cases, [...]

History Teaches Us Three Critical Steps To Stopping Fascism

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

On January 6, 2021, thousands of Trump supporters rallied in Washington, DC at the White House with President Trump and then marched to the Capitol as the presidential election was being [...]

People’s Movement Is Faced With A Serious Threat

By US Peace Council. -

The deep political and social contradictions of the U.S. capitalist system, which were becoming increasingly visible to the people during the past few decades, and had come to the surface with [...]

The Rioters Weren’t All ‘Blue Collar MAGA’

By Erin Corbett, Refinery29. -

In the aftermath of the violent siege of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, the FBI and D.C. Police are asking the public to help identify people who planned and participated in the attack. Like [...]

Violent Right Wing Forces Have Been Activated, It Requires Strategic Action To Stop Them

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Since the assault on the US Capitol on January 6 by right-wing Trump supporters, the fallout has been rapid. The Democrats, both elected officials and voters, were quick to jump on the [...]

On Contact: America’s Existential Crisis

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses with moral philosopher Dr. Cornel West what we can learn about America's existential crisis after witnessing enraged supporters of Donald Trump [...]

Upheaval In The Government As US Capitol Riot Fallout Spreads

By John Zangas, DC Media Group. -

Washington, DC — Dozens of Legislators led by House Majority Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D), called for the Vice President to remove Executive powers from [...]

Capitol Incident A Dress Rehearsal

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

With the normalization of mass shootings in the United States it is more than understandable that members of Congress feared for their lives when they learned protestors had forced their way into [...]

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