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Jan 6 Insurrection

11 Right-Wing Oath Keepers Charged With Seditious Acts Over Jan. 6 Plot

"For a whole year after the insurrection at the Capitol, we heard from countless Republicans who downplayed the seriousness of what took place on #Jan6th because no one was being changed with sedition," said Rep. Ilhan Omar. "Maybe their rhetoric will change now."
Andrea Germanos ·


Trump Thrashed for Lie-Laden Response to Biden Jan. 6 Anniversary Address

"The former president who tried to overthrow the republic after lying about a 'stolen' election for months has just released a statement in which he continues to lie about a stolen election."

Brett Wilkins ·


Over 150 Pro-Democracy Groups Demand Schumer Urgently Change Senate Rules to Pass Voting Rights

"The House of Representatives has already done its job. It is time for the Senate to do right by the American people, and improve the rules of the Senate so they can protect and strengthen our democracy."

Jenna McGuire ·


On Anniversary of Insurrection, Advocates Demand DC Statehood

"A year after that violent day, D.C.'s residents—the majority of whom are Black and Brown—are still denied voting representation in Congress, and we still do not have the full protections that statehood provides."

Jessica Corbett ·


Defusing Democracy Emergency Needed to Address Climate Emergency

On anniversary of the January 6th insurrection, we must all understand that our collective future hinges on rejecting two equally Big Lies that threaten the common good.

Mark Hertsgaard ·


When a Sick Nation Comes Apart at the Seams

Nation (un)building and planet (un)building, American-style.

Tom Engelhardt ·


Did Horror of January 6 Crush Your Optimism? Try "Possibilism" Instead

That which is essential to address all our major challenges—democracy truly accountable to the people—is not an option. It is an absolute necessity. And so we must fight on.

Frances Moore Lappé ·


Ilhan Omar Warns 'Next Coup Not Only Possible; It Has Already Begun'

"The coup attempt on January 6th was a warning for what's to come if we don't act," said the Minnesota Democrat.

Jake Johnson ·


Famous Last Words: I Was There When Democracy Fell

On this January 6th anniversary, time for the good guys to put an end to this.

Michael Winship ·


Corporations Are Selling Out Democracy for Political Influence

One year after January 6, corporations are once again filling the campaign coffers of politicians who tried to overthrow the last election.

Kyle Herrig ·


On Eve of Jan. 6 Anniversary, Jimmy Carter Warns US Democracy 'Teeters on the Brink'

"Without immediate action, we are at genuine risk of civil conflict and losing our precious democracy," the former president writes. "Americans must set aside differences and work together before it is too late."

Brett Wilkins ·

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