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The Putsch at the US Capitol
The Putsch at the US Capitol

Perhaps the best description of the episode last comes from the Germans. It was a “putsch”: a disorganized, somewhat symbolic strike against legal authority, usually with a rightwing inflection.

Another Day of Infamy

January 6, 2021, shocked and sickened many of us. It was a terrible, shameful day for the American Republic—truly yet another day of infamy in America’s bruised and bloodied history.

The Guy with the Horns
The Guy with the Horns

To reject civility is to reject politics. The alternative to politics is not war, but barbarism.

Marksism – No. 31: Storming of the US Capitol
Marksism – No. 31: Storming of the US Capitol

In this episode of Marksism, the editors discuss the storming of the US Capitol and their articles on the topic….

Two Tasks after the Insurrection at the US Capitol
Two Tasks after the Insurrection at the US Capitol

The insurrection on Epiphany reveals essential tasks—for America to prevent another attack and for the church to respond properly to the misuse of its symbols.

Trump vs. the United States - US Capitol Riot
Trump vs. the United States

The lines have indeed been drawn, and I welcome you to join me in choosing the side of the Constitution, the rule of law, and the ideals of American democracy.

Reject the Mob, Defend the Republic
Reject the Mob, Defend the Republic

What a heart-wrenching day for our nation. The live videos of the hordes of Americans flooding the US Capitol were literally nauseating.

A Tragedy of Shared Fault - US Capitol
A Tragedy of Shared Fault

What happened yesterday at the US Capitol Building was a national tragedy. But it was not an entirely novel event; rather, it was part of tragically destructive trajectory.

Trashing Democracy

It’s been a sad day for American democracy. Our republic will survive but it has been uniquely wounded by the nation’s elected chief magistrate, as none of his predecessors across 230 years would have ever considered.

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