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Steven Harper

Steven J. Harper is an attorney, adjunct professor at Northwestern University Law School, and author of several books, including Crossing Hoffa — A Teamster’s Story and The Lawyer Bubble — A Profession in Crisis. He has been a regular columnist for Moyers on Democracy, Dan Rather’s News & Guts, and The American Lawyer.

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Russia's 'Victory Day' and the Trump-Putin Alliance Against Ukraine

Putin fell just one U.S. presidential election short of swift and complete success in Ukraine.

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The Ongoing GOP Attack on Democracy

Trump lost by more than seven million votes, but his false claim that Democrats stole the election from him isn't just about 2020 anymore.

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November 2022: The Anti-Democracy Coalition

If such lethargy prevails this time, the outcome of a few key contests for secretary of state in November 2022 could lead to tragic consequences for American democracy in 2024 and beyond.

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State Candidates and the 'Trump Ticket'—He Said the Quiet Part Out Loud Again

If his "ticket" wins in November 2022, Trump loyalists will be able to deliver him a victory in 2024, even if he loses the state's popular vote again.

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Ginni Thomas's Texts: A 'Coup in Search of a Legal Theory' and Judicial Malfeasance

The 29 publicly available text exchanges between Ginni Thomas and then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows that begin on November 5, 2020, are stunning.

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QAnon Arrives in the US Senate

Cruz and Hawley are Republican presidential prospects for 2024, and the pedophilia theme panders to an increasingly large GOP constituency: QAnon followers.

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The Expendable Americans in a Pandemic

Every day, more than 1,000 Americans are still dying of COVID.

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The War on Democracy Is Here

Trump is using America's democratic process to destroy democracy from within.

Steven Harper ·

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