Bruce Fein says the Jan. 6 defendants are no more political prisoners or martyrs than were the Watergate defendants.
Category: Election 2020
PATRICK LAWRENCE: In Praise of Protest
If the Jan. 6 demonstrators defaced the Capitol in the name of one thing a year ago, Pelosi and all the other clowns rendering “commemorative” performances last week defaced it in the name of something else.
US Mail About to Get Slower & More Expensive
Lisa Graves says appointees at the highest levels are deploying the disaster capitalism playbook from inside the U.S. Postal Service.
‘What Happened to Glenn Greenwald?’
Jonathan Cook says Trump happened – and put the left’s priorities to the test.
Mainstream US Politics & Pretend Revolutions
A power structure built upon economic injustice will never permit economic justice, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
A Jan 6 Congressional Commission Would Have Been Bogus
With an eye on the 9/11 Commission, James Bovard says a facade of truth can be more dangerous than no disclosure at all.
Auditing Absentee Ballot Deadlines in US 2020 Election
The results provide perspective on a controversy that sharply divided the Supreme Court, writes Richard Pildes.
US Intel Cartel: All Nations We Hate Interfered in Our Elections
We will never be given any solid evidence for these U.S. spy claims, writes Caitlin Johnstone. Yet U.S. foreign policy officials and mainstream news coverage of them will act as though we have.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Enforcing Orthodoxy
To censor is an act of deprivation, a taking away. To enforce an intolerant orthodoxy is an act of imposition. The two cannot be understood separately from one another.
What Mourning the Fragility of US Democracy Gets Wrong
Despite the tradition of presenting itself as exceptional, the country looks a lot like the other struggling democracies, writes Alasdair S. Roberts.