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Critics Call Bullsh*t on the 'Let Trump Walk to Save Democracy' Crowd

"If a president can get away with an attempted coup," wrote one columnist, "then there's nothing he can't do. He is, for all intents and purposes, above the law."

Jessica Corbett ·

Brazil's Lula Vows to 'Put an End to Illegal Mining' if Elected President

"If the world is willing to help, keeping a tree standing in the Amazon may be worth more than any investment," the leftist front-runner told international journalists.

Brett Wilkins ·

Watchdog: Secret Service Didn't Notify Capitol Police of Threat to Pelosi Until After Jan. 6 Attack

"This is deeply disturbing and requires a full investigation," said one legal expert.

Jessica Corbett ·

There Is No in Sight End to the Damage Trump's "Big Lie" Is Doing to Our Democracy

Trump has built a political army to reject the rule of law, attack our democracy, and undermine the American experiment in self-government that began more than 230 years ago. Enough.

Fred Wertheimer ·

Docs Show DHS Watchdog Delayed Telling Congress About Deleted Secret Service Texts

The Project on Government Oversight says the records reveal a pattern of Inspector General Joseph Cuffari "rejecting proposals to inform Congress about the Secret Service's resistance to oversight."

Jessica Corbett ·

Over 800,000 Brazilians Sign Pro-Democracy Manifesto Amid Bolsonaro Coup Threat

"We face the risk of having to live through a dictatorship once again—and this is inconceivable," one of the proclamation's authors warned.

Brett Wilkins ·

A Never-Before FBI Raid on a Former President Who Is Like No Other

We have only one bulwark against this menace. It is called the rule of law.

Robert Reich ·

Trump Says Mar-a-Lago 'Under Siege, Raided, and Occupied' by FBI

"The accountability our democracy desperately needs for its survival might, just might, be a real possibility," said the head of a watchdog group.

Common Dreams staff ·

Michigan AG Urges Probe of Alleged GOP-Led Effort to Break Into Voting Machines

"We must denounce the Big Lie and those who refuse to uphold the will of the people in our elections," said one democracy defender.

Brett Wilkins ·

The Frightening Wins of GOP Election Deniers

The Big Lie that the elec­tion was stolen from Trump has been pushed by power­ful politi­cians, start­ing with Trump himself. But it may be lead­ers closer to home who are the most dangerous to democracy's future.

Ian Vandewalker ·

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