A Snapshot of Our Days of Turmoil: June 4, 2020

by historian Heather Cox Richardson (see supporting notes at the end) The large picture today is of a president increasingly isolated as protests increase and establishment figures turn against him and the politics he represents. That large picture is made up of many individual moments. Protests continued for a tenth day today in the face […]

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Creeping Authoritarianism Can Be Stopped — if people vote

The Trump Administration is quickly moving to consolidate power without regard to the rule of law. This is why Jeff Sessions remains as Attorney General in spite of the misstep of recusing himself from the Mueller Investigation. Thursday night, in the face of objections by three career Justice Department attorneys, the Justice Department filed a […]

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