Category Archives: Power

Republican Attorneys General Association Sent Robocalls Urging the March to the Capitol

Laura Strickler and Lisa Cavazuti of NBC News – “At 1 p.m., we will march to the Capitol building and call on Congress to stop the steal,” said the voice on the recording, which was obtained by NBC News. An arm of … Continue reading

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What the history of coups tells us about Trump’s refusal to concede

Federico Finchelstein of the Washington Post – Historically across Latin America, when constitutionally elected leaders were denied their legitimate mandate, there was just one word for it: coup. Just think of the emblematic cases of Salvador Allende in Chile (1973) … Continue reading

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Is Trump a Turning Point in World Politics?

Joseph S. Nye, Jr. in Project Syndicate – Will Donald Trump’s presidency mark a major turning point in world history, or is it a minor historical accident? Trump’s electoral appeal may turn on domestic politics, but his effect on world … Continue reading

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Mapping Paramilitary and Far-Right Threats to Racial Justice

Political Research Associates and the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights. Additional research support provided by Alexander Reid Ross – We have been tracking reports of paramilitary and other far-right actors who are showing up at or adjacent to … Continue reading

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The Deadly Dance of the Eagle and the Dragon, Part 6: Conclusion

By David Murrin, author of Breaking the Code of History – Reviewing America’s progress in containing the momentum of the Chinese challenge we must conclude that so far it is “too little too late.”  Trump’s America needs to find another … Continue reading

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