Chris Hedges On The Roots Of Rage In Tinderbox America

By Russell Mokhiber, Morgan County USA. -

Former New York Times reporter Chris Hedges went on the Jimmy Dore Show this week to discuss the roots of rage in Tinderbox America. “The reaction by CNN and the mainstream media was quite [...]

The Capitol Was Stormed Long Ago

By Shane Burley, Protean Magazine. -

There are key flashpoints that define the Trump years. The escalator speech. The “total and complete shutdown.” Charlottesville. But these were not qualitatively dissimilar from the bulk of his [...]

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 [...]

Lessons From The Attack On The US Capitol

By Phil Wilayto, Popular Resistance. -

What happened Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol was a violent takeover of Congress by a fascist mob, not a “protest by Trump supporters.” And, although five people died and there were more than 50 [...]

The Trump Administration’s Parting Outrage Against Cuba

By Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores, Commondreams. -

On January 11, in his final days before leaving office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo added one parting blow to the series of bludgeons his administration has inflicted on Cuba for four years: [...]

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 [...]

Details Emerge Of High-Level State Involvement In January 6 Events

By Eric London, WSWS. -

In the aftermath of the January 6 fascist coup attempt in Washington DC, new revelations show that the plot was prepared with the involvement of sections of the military, police and Republican [...]

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 [...]

#DontRentDC Trends As District Residents Brace ForMore

By David Matthews, Fox DC. -

Washington - More right-wing demonstrations are planned in the nation's capital, and District residents are urging short-term rental hosts to keep their properties vacant in an attempt to limit [...]

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 [...]

Snowden Warns Against Trump Social Media Ban

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

NSA whistleblower and internet freedom advocate Edward Snowden has cautioned the public against celebrating President Trump’s recent social media ban. “I know a lot of folks in the comments [who] [...]