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Pence and Trump’s Final Meeting: “A Good Conversation”

By David Breitkopf O to have been a presidential pen in the Oval Office taking notes when Mike Pence met with Donald Trump for the last time, nearly a week after the insurrection of the Capitol. What has become timeline…

January 6, 2021

In the past few months, I have written 13 articles on social issues that have arisen from what I call the culture of the “White-West.” Then, January 6th happened. The Hill published an article a few days later titled “Pelosi…

How to Beat a Capitol Police Officer With an American Flag Pole

Eleven years ago, the Onion reported that the U.S. flag had been recalled after causing 143 million deaths. Last week, a Trumpy beat a Capitol Police officer with a pole holding a U.S. flag. At first glance this seems like an amateur move. If you…

U.S. Peace Council Statement on the January 6, 2020 Events in Washington DC

The deep political and social contradictions of the U.S. capitalist system, which were becoming increasingly visible to the people during the past few decades, and had come to the surface with the election of Donald Trump in 2016, found their…

Trump’s Insurrection Requires His Immediate Removal

Congress convened Wednesday to perform the largely ceremonial counting of Electoral College votes and to declare Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Donald Trump countered with a rally that he had been planning for weeks. “Big protest…

Bernie Sanders Says Trump ‘Directly Responsible’ for Insurrection Effort

“Trump will go down in history as the worst and most dangerous president in history.” By Jon Queally, staff writer Amid urgent calls for President Donald Trump’s immediate arrest, removal from office under the 25th Amendment, and impeachment following Wednesday’s violent…