Authors Alan Jenkins and Gan Golan have crafted a new graphic novel series offering a stark warning about how close the U.S. came to a fascist coup on Jan. 6, 2021.
Supporters of Brazil’s former president Jair Bolsonaro stormed the capital this weekend, demanding the election of his successor be overturned by the military. Here’s what that means.
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.
Opinion | Cassidy Hutchinson | Mike Pence | Fascism | January 6 | House Select Committee | January 6 Hearings | William Barr | Liz Cheney | Republican | Donald Trump
Testifying against Trump in the Jan. 6 Committee hearings should not absolve his enablers of the harm they helped him inflict.
According to political analyst John Nichols, the House Select Committee hearings remind us that Trump was at the center of an attempted coup and, at the very least, that ought to make him ineligible for future elections.
Opinion | Freedom to Vote Act | 2022 Midterms | Republicans | GOP | voting rights | Joe Manchin | John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act | Democrats | Congress | Donald Trump | Jan. 6 | Voter Suppression | January 6 | Joe Biden | Kyrsten Sinema
Voting rights reform has died an ignoble death in Congress. The way forward isn’t clear or inspiring, but at least we still have one.
Opinion | Capitol Riots | U.S. Capitol | Jan. 6 | January 6 | Department of Justice | Merrick Garland
White rage and violence in American society are age-old phenomena. It should not surprise us that the wheels of justice are moving so slowly to respond to last year’s D.C. riots.
Not all political polarization is bad—some of it is inevitable in a healthy democracy. But the U.S. is not a healthy democracy.
Initial progress in Biden’s first weeks may be overshadowed by rising obstructionism, and timidity in his own party.
In the wake of an insurrection, reconstruction has always been an optimistic act of rebuilding, reimagining, and recreating our country.
The women who took part in the siege of the Capitol are part of a long history of women’s participation in extremist violence, both in the United States and abroad.
Opinion | Joe Biden | Republicans | Inauguration | Democrats
President Biden’s inaugural address focused on bringing the nation together. But that won’t happen if “unity” means we revert to the way things used to be.
Analysis | United States | U.S. Capitol | Coup | Grassroots Activism | Nonviolence | Democracy | Donald Trump
Activists prepared for months, expecting Trump to steal the election. They were right, and he failed.
The U.S. finds itself in a different place and time than postwar Germany, but the challenge is similar.
Opinion | GOP | 25th Amendment | Impeachment | White Supremacy | Donald Trump | Joe Biden | Washington DC | U.S. Capitol | Republicans
We can’t afford to wait 13 days until Trump is gone. The time to act is now.
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