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After Inciting Deadly Invasion of US Capitol, Twitter Permanently Suspends @realDonaldTrump

After years of resisting suspension demands, the social media company said that the move was "due to the risk of further incitement of violence."

Common Dreams staff ·


As Pro-Trump Mob Boasts About Roles in Deadly Capitol Invasion, Indigenous Water Protecters Charged for Peaceful Keystone XL Protests

"This is on my people's land, and I have the right to protect it for my future generations," said one of the charged activists.

Brett Wilkins ·


Black Woman 'Heartbroken' After Vicious Attack by Racist MAGA Mob in Downtown Los Angeles

"All of a sudden I'm just getting cornered by 30, 40 people," said Berlinda Nibo. "That's what started all of them to jump in."

Brett Wilkins ·


As US Sets Daily Record With 4,085 Dead From Covid-19, Governors Demand More Vaccine Doses

The World Health Organization now says the interval between two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine can be extended to up to six weeks.

Jessica Corbett ·


'No More Excuses': With Senate Majority Reclaimed, Progressives Demand Bold Agenda From Biden

"A working majority in both houses of Congress means that any decision to court Republican votes will be made by choice."

Kenny Stancil ·


Biden-Harris and the Progressive Movement in an Uncertain World

"A lukewarm Biden-Harris presidency—even one that eventually brings the pandemic under control—will not achieve the populist policy objectives necessary to win in 2024."

John Ripton ·


Civil Society Groups Warn Against Anti-Protest Legislation Following Siege of US Capital

"We have to make sure this moment is not used to further anti-protest legislation."

Simon Davis-Cohen ·


Biden Attorney General Pick Merrick Garland Urged to Establish DOJ Task Force to Probe Trump Crimes

"Donald Trump, and his aides and associates, have engaged in a flurry of unethical, unconstitutional, and often criminal activity, culminating yesterday with the seditious insurrection on the United States Capitol."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Murder the Media': Pro-Trump Insurrectionists Target Journalists Covering Attack on US Capitol

The takeover followed an inflammatory speech in which the president, yet again, called the press "the enemy of the people."

Jessica Corbett ·


'White Privilege on Steroids': Ire After Pro-Trump Mob Gets Red Carpet Compared to Black Lives Matter

Had the Capitol insurrectionists "been Black and Brown," they "wouldn't have made it up those steps," asserted Rep. Cori Bush. 

Brett Wilkins ·

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