Posted inPolicy Topics

Donald Trump indicted again — this time, finally, for assaulting American democracy

The indict­ment is the result of care­ful, method­i­cal work by Spe­cial Coun­sel Jack Smith and many hard­work­ing inves­ti­ga­tors at the Depart­ment of Jus­tice, who have labored to ensure that the work done to expose what hap­pened on Jan­u­ary 6th did­n’t mere­ly pass into his­to­ry as a report, but led to charges. 

Posted inElections

We can’t know our future, but we can be better prepared to defend our democracy

Pro­gres­sives can no longer rely on old polit­i­cal, soci­etal, or gov­ern­men­tal norms, result­ing shame for vio­lat­ing said norms, or a judi­cia­ry that has become too far removed from the real­i­ties of how racism, clas­sism and misog­y­ny exist in our time, to restrain an oppo­si­tion will­ing to cast aside all norms and legal prece­dents as is nec­es­sary to achieve and per­ma­nent­ly retain power.

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The two faces of Sean Hannity: Fox host privately advised Trump to go back to Florida while publicly attacking our democracy

Unbe­liev­able as it may seem, Han­ni­ty briefly offered Trump sen­si­ble advice in clos­ing days of his scan­dal-rid­den pres­i­den­cy, accord­ing to a trea­sure trove of emails obtained by the House Selec­tion Com­mit­tee to Inves­ti­gate the Jan­u­ary 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol.