Category: Coups

Thom Hartmann: How Far Will the GOP Go To Steal the 2022 Election?

The Congressional switchboard is 202-224-3121. Americans who care about the fate and future of our republic damn well better get active now

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Patrick Cockburn: The Republican Party has Turned Fascist and is the Most Dangerous Threat in the World

What explains the descent of the Republican Party into fascism? Racial division explains much. The division of American culture along the same geographical lines as the civil war explains more

José Carlos Llerena: Coup Fears Grow as Fujimori Falsely Claims Fraud

Fears are growing in Peru that supporters of right-wing presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori, will stage a coup to prevent her rival, the socialist teacher and union leader Pedro Castillo, from taking power

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Noam Chomsky: Republicans Are Willing to Destroy Democracy to Retake Power

It’s hard to garner votes with the slogan “I want to rob you. Vote for me.” That leaves only a few options. One is to prevent the “wrong people” from voting.

William Astore: America Is Stabbing Itself in the Back

Tough Truths Are Desperately Needed About America’s Lost Wars

José Carlos Llerena: The coup that is taking place in Peru

While by all accounts, Pedro Castillo won the second round presidential elections, his adversary has refused to concede

Mel Gurtov: Saving Democracy in America

Democracy in America is on the brink of destruction, and power-hungry, white supremacist, far-right Republicans are hell bent on taking us over the brink

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Shane Burley: The Fight Against Fascism Isn’t Over

Interview on the state of fascism in the Biden era, mutual aid and building movements during an era of collapse

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Henry A. Giroux: America’s Nazi Problem and the End of Policing

The conditions that produce authoritarian societies are with us once again

Jessica Corbett: ‘Our Entire Democracy Is Now at Risk’

“We urge members of Congress to do whatever is necessary—including suspending the filibuster—in order to pass national voting and election administration standards.”

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