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Jan 6 Insurrection



"Let's Go Back Eight Weeks": Off-the-Rails, Lie-Spewing Trump Pleads for Election Do-Over at DC Rally

The lame-duck president's unhinged speech came as members of Congress met to officially certify President-elect Joe Biden's victory.

Jake Johnson ·


In Pictures: Pro-Trump Mob Storms US Capitol Building

"They're in the chamber. One is up on the dais yelling 'Trump won that election!' This is insane."

Common Dreams staff ·


This Is an Insurrection Incited by Trump

This coup attempt was entirely predictable. In fact, it was predicted.

Jeffrey C. Isaac ·


Bernie Sanders Says Trump 'Directly Responsible' for Insurrection Effort

"Trump will go down in history as the worst and most dangerous president in history."

Jon Queally ·


After Court OKs Trump Arctic Refuge Auction, Biden Urged to Immediately Ban Drilling on Public Lands

"Trump's last-ditch effort to extract fossil fuels in this sacred region is a direct assault on Indigenous sovereignty, our climate, and communities."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Really Terrifying Stuff': US Senate in Lockdown After Pro-Trump Supporters Storm US Capitol

"I've been reporting from the capitol for 11 years, nearly every working day. Never seen it like this."

Andrea Germanos ·


This Is a Dark, Dark Day for America

Trump and his enablers have generated a quasi-fascist movement that is poised to perpetuate racist street violence, conspiratorial thinking, and serious perils for a functioning democracy.

Robert Weissman ·


Progressives Back Rep. Cori Bush's Resolution to Expel Lawmakers Who Incited Violent Siege of Capitol

"This is the standard for Democratic members of Congress right now."

Jessica Corbett ·


After Right-Wing Coup Effort in DC, Venezuela Offers Sympathy for US Suffering What 'It Has Generated' Elsewhere

The government of President Nicolás Maduro condemned "the political polarization and the spiral of violence" fueled by a "deep" political and social crisis in the U.S.

Kenny Stancil ·


'Arrest the President': Accountability Demanded After Fascist Mob Incited by Trump Storms Capitol

"He shouldn't just be impeached or removed from office. He should be in jail."

Jake Johnson ·

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