Category: US

Eric Foner: The Capitol Riot Reveals the Dangers From the Enemy Within

But the belief that America previously had a well-functioning democracy is an illusion

Danica Jorden: COVAX Agreement

Venezuela Sends Oxygen and Doctors to Brazilian Amazon, Mexico Cedes Vaccines to Poor Countries, U.S. and Russia Refuse to Join COVAX

David Dayen: Big Tech Critics Alarmed at Direction of Biden Antitrust Personnel

Renata Hesse, who has worked for Google and Amazon, is the leading candidate to run the Justice Department’s antitrust division

Kurt Hackbarth: Among World Leaders, Only Mexico’s AMLO Has Offered Julian Assange Asylum

While world leaders remain quiet, AMLO stands alone in speaking for freedom of speech — and has offered Assange asylum in Mexico

Ashlie D. Stevens: Mee the poet laureate who voiced our hope for a unified, better America

22-year-old Amanda Gorman is the youngest inaugural poet in American history

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: A Black Lives Matter Founder on Building Modern Movements

A look at a book by a Black Lives Matter Founder, Alicia Garza: The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart

Noam Chomsky: Coup Attempt Hit Closer to Centers of Power Than Hitler’s 1923 Putsch

Whether Trump will survive the error of judgment that turned major power centers against him is unclear. He may well do so

Kathy Kelly: About Suffering: A Massacre of the Innocents in Yemen

We must not turn away. We must decry the terrible war and blockade. Doing so may help spare the lives of at least some of Yemen’s children. The opportunity to resist this massacre of the innocents rests with us.

Marcy Rein: Can We Crack the Right’s White Bloc? These Organizers Say Yes

Deep canvass conversations, storytelling, acknowledges people’s experiences while suggesting a different way to understand and respond

Robert Reich: Why Biden Can’t Govern from the Center

There is no middle ground between lies and facts. There is no halfway point between civil discourse and violence. There is no midrange between democracy and fascism

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