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Jan 6 Insurrection

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 ·

A Year Later, Progressives Warn 'Another January 6' Is Coming If Voting Rights Not Secured

"If the Senate doesn't act now, we are guaranteeing that there will be more election chaos in 2022."

Kenny Stancil ·

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 ·

The Grand Old Insurrectionist Party of January 6

The coup attempt turned into a road map for the national GOP. Whether democracy survives is up to us.

John Feffer ·

Campaign Aims to Bar All Jan. 6 Insurrectionists—Including Trump—From Future Public Office

"We are urging election officials to make clear that insurrectionists such as President Trump and his congressional allies are barred from ever again holding public office, as is required under the 14th Amendment."

Brett Wilkins ·

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