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DEMOCRACY UNDER SIEGE
TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
IDEAS | Bryan Schonfeld and Sam Winter-Levy
America’s international reputation is tattered, but our money can help repair it
The United States still can be taken seriously as a promoter of democracy — if we dole out foreign aid wisely.
A coup by any other name
"Our law enforcement needs to be alert and aware of what might be coming, both in Washington, D.C., and at state capitols around the country."
Mark L. Wolf
Merrick Garland may be the attorney general America needs
It is essential that the next attorney general be respected for his experience, intelligence, integrity, and impartiality.
Bandy X. Lee and Jeffrey D. Sachs
Trump shows why mental health must be part of political discourse
The professionals who best understood Trump’s dangerous mindset from the very outset were not the politicians, political scientists, or the pundits, but the mental health professionals.
Confronting white supremacy among our neighbors, our families — and ourselves
The list of those arrested or identified as participants grows: legislators, lawyers, doctors, nurses, firefighters, current and former members of the armed forces, and police officers.
The 14th Amendment offers an easier way than impeachment to ban Trump from future office
Congress could disqualify him by a simple majority vote.
Call them white supremacists. Call them fascists and traitors. Don’t call them terrorists
The framework of terrorism has often been used to target peaceful political activity. This is about the slippery slope.
We don’t need to heal, reconcile, or unite, but we can learn to tolerate each other
Such calls are empty. Reconciliation, healing, bridging divides — all require a sense that we are still part of the same political project.
Don’t wait until next week. Don’t play games. Bring the Senate back now and hold a trial on the impeachment of President Trump.
Capitol attack was an epiphany for the far right. It better be one for the rest of us, too
Jan. 6 is being used to recruit, radicalize, and mobilize extremists to further action.