If the violent far-right siege on the Capitol didn’t signal to American politicians and law enforcement that the US has an extremist radicalisation problem and that hate is not just a hoax, let my eight years of experience as a violent white
The United States is considered the ultimate shining bastion of democracy in the world, but what happened on Wednesday was anything but democratic, utterly despicable and should be roundly condemned. Like rogue elephants running amok, hundreds
It took 159 years, but the Confederate battle flag finally flew in the United States Capitol on Wednesday night as a mob of men and women marching behind it smashed through windows, assaulted police officers, and terrorised members of Congress in hopes
US Capitol police officer Brian Sicknick died of injuries suffered when supporters of President Donald Trump assaulted the legislative building, the force said on Thursday, bringing to five the number dead from the riot.
Almost 50 years ago, in May 1971, Vietnam War protest leaders called for “May Day” protests in Washington, DC. If the federal government would not stop the war, then the nation’s capital would be brought to a standstill — by non-violently clogging its major intersections
Twitter’s decision to impose a permanent ban on US President Donald Trump’s account has sparked some consternation in Europe, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel calling it “problematic”. The move, prompted by fears of “further incitement of violence”
And the inauguration will look different from other presidential inaugurations because of last week’s riot, with extremely tight security around the entire capital region.
A teacher in Alabama presented photographs of the insurrection at the US Capitol without commentary and asked students to write poems in reflection. A Minnesota instructor fielded comparisons to the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing. And a civics educator
The impeachment proceeding against Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol has fuelled speculation online that he could lose some of the benefits extended to former presidents.
As we turn the page to new political leadership, it will be tempting to treat what happened in the past four years as a bad dream. We can’t allow that to happen. Our four-year exposure to an increasingly viral demagoguery demonstrates that those who seek power