Trump administration

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Rudy Giuliani and Michael Flynn to see honorary university degrees revoked
University of Rhode Island board votes unanimously to revoke degrees given to key allies of Donald Trump in 2003 and 2014

Martin Pengelly in New York

22, Jan, 2022 @1:35 PM

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Texts show Fox News host Hannity’s pleas to Trump aide after Capitol attack
Messages said there should be ‘no more stolen election talk’ and ‘no more crazy people’ should be admitted to president’s orbit

Martin Pengelly in New York

21, Jan, 2022 @9:01 PM

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Draft Trump order told defense chief to seize swing-state voting machines
Unpublished executive order, obtained by Politico, among documents provided to January 6 panel after court ruling

Ed Pilkington in New York

21, Jan, 2022 @8:54 PM

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Trump held secret meetings in days before Capitol attack, ex-press secretary tells panel
Stephanie Grisham gave more significant details than expected about what Trump was doing before 6 January, sources say

Hugo Lowell in Washington

20, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Donald Trump’s former attorney general William Barr to publish his memoirs
The book, to be published in March, will divulge details from his tenure as attorney general for George HW Bush and Trump

Martin Pengelly

18, Jan, 2022 @10:54 PM

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In an era of rightwing populism, we cannot destroy democracy in order to save it | Jeff Sparrow
Democracy isn’t an institution – it’s a practice that becomes stronger through use. The key to defeating Trump lies in mobilising ordinary people to articulate their real needs

Jeff Sparrow

18, Jan, 2022 @1:28 AM

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Look around you. The way we live explains why we are increasingly polarized
In 2016, I set out to understand why a border wall appealed to so many. I realized Americans are increasingly boxing themselves in – with vast impacts on the way we see the world

Anand Pandian

16, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Capitol attack: Trump not immune from criminal referral, lawmakers insist
Kinzinger asks if Trump ‘incompetent or a coward’ during 6 January riot while Raskin ponders 14th amendment to bar new run

Ed Pilkington in New York

09, Jan, 2022 @6:11 PM

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Trump has birthed a dangerous new ‘Lost Cause’ myth. We must fight it | David Blight
The lie that the election was ‘stolen’ from Trump is building its monuments in ludicrous stories, and codifying them in laws to make the next elections easier to pilfer

David Blight

08, Jan, 2022 @11:09 AM

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Many are disillusioned with American democracy. Can Joe Biden win them over? | Francine Prose
It’s not enough to excoriate Trump and his supporters. We must seek out and eradicate the roots of the alienation and resentment that so deeply divide us

Francine Prose

07, Jan, 2022 @11:11 AM

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The insurrection is only the tip of the iceberg | Sidney Blumenthal
Behind the insurrection of 6 January was a coup plot that was months in the making, and which involved a dastardly cast of characters

Sidney Blumenthal

06, Jan, 2022 @11:29 AM

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A year after the Capitol attack, what has the US actually learned? | Cas Mudde
The government is finally taking the threat of far-right militia groups seriously. But the larger threat are the Republican legislators who continue to recklessly undermine US democracy

Cas Mudde

05, Jan, 2022 @11:14 AM

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