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The MAGA storming of the Capitol is one year old. The attempted coup is still happening. The reshaping of the Republican Party as an insurrectionary force and the expansion of armed gangs aim to smash democracy. Please help us to inform, to mobilize and to inspire the forces of multi-racial, radical, inclusive democracy to defeat this threat in 2022.

 

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Is a Civil War Ahead?

David Remnick The New Yorker
A year after the attack on the Capitol, the country is suspended between democracy and autocracy. That sense of uncertainty radically heightens the likelihood of episodic bloodletting in America, and even the risk of civil war.

Friday Nite Videos | January 7, 2022

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Abhor-Rent: 525,600 Minutes Since the Insurrection. January 6th Insurrectionists: Where Are They Now? Elie Mystal: Hold Trump and Allies Accountable. Most 1/6 Convicts Got No Jail Time. The Humans That Lived Before Us.

They Stormed the Capitol. Now They’re Running for Office.

Brittany Gibson Politico
At least five Jan. 6ers are gearing up for gubernatorial races, among them Doug Mastriano, a Pennsylvania state senator and a leading voice in the national movement to discredit the 2020 election results.

Friday Nite Videos | December 31, 2021

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Bernie Sanders Eviscerates Elon Musk. Come As You Are (Nirvana) | Playing for Change. The Year in Jordan Klepper 2021. Don't Look Up | Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence. 2021, in 6 Minutes.

2021, in 6 Minutes

Year two of the coronavirus pandemic was filled with vaccines and variants, summer Olympics, joys, and sorrows.

Friday Nite Videos | August 27, 2021

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Jordan Klepper Debates Anti-Vax Mandate Protesters. How the US Created a Disaster in Afghanistan. Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church. Capitol Police Officer Who Killed Ashli Babbitt Speaks Out. Six Questions About Booster Shots.
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