Jon Queally, staff writer
"The findings, from Jan. 9 through Friday," reports the Washington Post, "highlight how falsehoods flow across social media sites—reinforcing and amplifying each other—and offer an early indication of how concerted actions against misinformation can make a difference." (Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr/cc)
After Trump's lies disappeared from Twitter and Facebook, the dissemination of falsehoods and the conversations based on them fell dramatically.
Jon Queally, staff writer
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) stands in the House Chamber during a reconvening of a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Members of Congress returned to the House Chamber after being evacuated when protesters stormed the Capitol and disrupted a joint session to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
"In his effort to appease Donald Trump and his supporters, Senator Cruz...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Police officers gather to remove activists during an anti-death penalty protest in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
"This is not justice," said the liberal Justice after the state murder of...


In a wrenching addendum to the drama of a day that saw the only U.S. president in history be impeached twice, the righteous charge to remove him was led by Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin, whose 25-year-old son Tommy just died by suicide. The day after burying Tommy and feeling him " very much with me and my heart," Raskin was applauded by colleagues who knew of his loss as he came to certify the vote cut short by the riot; he did his duty because, "Change is made by people who show up."

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