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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.

 

The Next American Coup? - A Recurring Nightmare?

Alfred McCoy TomDispatch
Don’t imagine that anything truly began at the Capitol on January 6th. Admittedly, a coup attempt was indeed launched for the first time in this country. Donald Trump ran for president already focused on turning the American system upside down.

Friday Nite Videos | May 7, 2021

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The Far Right in Uniform: How Extreme Is the U.S. Military?

Nan Levinson TomDispatch
A military is, of course, innately hierarchical, authoritarian, and adversarial, and war, by definition, is terror. There is an inheritance of violence in our increasingly militarized land that ought to concern us all, too.

After the Insurrection, America’s Far-right Groups Get More Extreme

Matthew Valasik and Shannon Reid The Conversation
We expect that extremists will come to see the events of Jan. 6 as just the opening skirmish in a modern civil war. These groups will continue to shift more and more to the extreme right, posing risks for acts of violence both large and small.

Friday Nite Videos | February 12, 2021

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