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2021

August

Capitol Police clear officer in shooting of Ashli Babbitt during Jan. 6 riot
How Trumpian politics stoke the coronavirus pandemic
Report on Arizona ballot review is delayed after Cyber Ninjas chief and colleagues test positive for coronavirus
Severe oil leaks worsened Keystone pipeline’s spill record, GAO finds
The GOP fought mandates by emphasizing the vaccines’ emergency status. Now what?
Woman Who Coughed On Food And Said She Had Virus Gets Jail : Coronavirus Updates
Trump and Mo Brooks are booed by the monster Trump’s GOP created
Covid Skeptic Phil Valentine Dies Getting Coronavirus
Fact check: Trump officials try to rewrite their Afghanistan history - CNNPolitics
‘America First Light’: Afghanistan withdrawal brings a Biden Doctrine into focus
Campaign rhetoric over sex education heats up New Jersey’s gubernatorial race
How the U.S. Informed a Crisis in Afghanistan
Minnesota GOP ‘in ruins’ after shocking scandal
Patagonia boycotts Jackson Hole ski resort after it hosted GOP fundraiser with Marjorie Taylor Greene
A summer tradition changes with the climate
Arizona ‘bracing for impact’ of Trump-driven election report
Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari on the labor market
Sierra Club culture tolerated ‘anger and aggression,’ report finds
Texas Democrats Return, Ending A 38-Day Holdout That Blocked A Voting Bill
Trump’s Deal With the Taliban Draws Fire From His Former Allies
Lawmakers denounce GOP Rep. Brooks for appearing sympathetic to Capitol bomb threat suspect
Election Officials Still Face Death Threats And Conspiracies
NOAA declared July 2021 the hottest month on Earth ever
‘We are in harm’s way’: Election officials fear for their personal safety amid torrent of false claims about voting
Accountants Must Give the House Some of Trump’s Financial Data, a Judge Rules.
Donald Trump’s Plot Against America
Former U.S. Attorney Says Trump Wanted to Fire Him For Not Backing Election Fraud Claims
Giuliani admits you can’t believe him
Giuliani to Justice Dept. agents probing ‘big surprise’: It’s okay to ‘throw a fake’
Judge refuses to toss out Dominion defamation suits against Powell, Giuliani and Lindell
Mary Trump offers powerful insights on her uncle and the dangers of the Second Big Lie
Rand Paul discloses 16 months late that his wife bought stock in company behind covid treatment
Texas GOP hits new roadblocks on voting bill
Man Claims QAnon Conspiracy Led Him To Kill His Children, Feds Say
Ron DeSantis says Floridians with covid-19 should take Regeneron antibody treatment given to Trump
Amid Extreme Weather, a Shift Among Republicans on Climate Change
Off the rails: Trump’s failed 11th-hour military withdrawal campaign
The spectacular implosion of Mike Lindell
IPCC report: Welcome to ‘Trump world,’ the climate future scientists fear
Migrants not the cause of Florida COVID surge - Tampa Bay Times
Mike Lindell’s lead cyber expert says they can’t prove China hacked 2020 election
Opinion | Biden defies expectations. Again.
Republicans risk becoming face of delta surge as key GOP governors oppose anti-covid measures
Some Republicans Blame Migrants For COVID-19 Surges. Doctors Say They’re Scapegoating
Survivors of Guatemalan mudslide face death or emigration
The Pacific Northwest Is Getting Hit By Another Heat Wave
Decline in Immigration Threatens Growth of Regions on the Rise
Fewer Foreign Students To The U.S. Cost Billions In Revenue Loss
Trump’s election conspiracies are coming to a head — again
Humans have pushed the climate into ‘unprecedented’ territory, landmark U.N. report finds
Opinion | President Biden needs a coherent strategy for the border
Opinion | The U.S. government is designed for failure. And, a new study shows, it’s getting worse.
Opinion | Trump’s coup attempt grows even more worrisome as new details emerge
Durbin cites Trump’s direct, personal involvement with DOJ
Heavy Rains Lead To Flash Flooding In Omaha
How Twin Cities housing rules keep the metro segregated
Thousands Flee Fires That Are Raging Across Greece
Colorado mudslides wreak havoc on major transportation route
Former Acting Attorney General Testifies About Trump’s Efforts to Subvert Election
Opinion | Who Trump Thinks Is Really to Blame for the Covid Surge
The most dangerous scam in American history
The world’s top climate scientists have a new warning for Washington
Thousands Are Evacuated As Fires Rampage Through Forests In Greece
Timeline of Trump’s effort to overturn 2020 election
Black real estate agent and his client arrested while touring Michigan house
Stunning new report ranks US dead last in health care among richest countries—despite spending the most
How Texas Gov. Abbott Is Fighting His Own Border War
DeSantis’s effort to blame Biden for the covid surge in Florida
A newly released letter tells us more about Trump’s last-ditch push to steal the election
Biden’s vision for the border has gone bust. But what’s Plan B?
Geologists identify two methane-emitting strips hundreds of miles long in Siberia
House GOP’s new midterm headache: Candidates tied to the Capitol riot
Judge sanctions lawyers for bringing 2020 election conspiracy lawsuit
Richard Donoghue’s intriguing testimony on Trump’s attempt to overturn election
Scalise’s misleading clip job claiming ‘vaccine misinformation’ by Democrats
Stefanik surely knows more than her ‘Socialist healthcare schemes’ tweet suggests
The economy is surging. These 4 things will determine what happens next
U.S. economy surpasses prepandemic size with 6.5% Q2 growth
U.S. jobless claims down 24,000 to 400,000 as economy recovers
U.S. judges slam the notion that Capitol riot defendants are patriots, political prisoners
Micheal Freedy texted fiancee before dying of covid-19, ‘I should have gotten the damn vaccine’

July

Already Distorting Jan. 6, G.O.P. Now Concocts Entire Counternarrative
Donoghue notes show Trump pressing Rosen, Justice on election-fraud claims
The GOP falsehood that Pelosi turned down National Guard before Jan. 6
Trump’s false election fraud claims fuel Michigan GOP meltdown
Charlie Kirk’s Turning Point USA stokes vaccine resistance as Delta variant surges
Opinion | Joe Biden is overseeing one of the largest cuts in legal immigration in history
Trump’s diminished power is showing at a very bad time
How climate change is making parts of the world too hot and humid for humans
Opinion | As Jan. 6 hearings begin, Republicans side with the terrorists
Opinion | The heroes of Jan. 6 expose the lies that Republicans keep telling us
The false GOP claim that Pelosi turned down National Guard before Jan. 6 attack
Wendy Sherman in China: Biden, more than Trump, tough for Beijing
Donald Trump finally has the obsequious press he always wanted
Gail Collins and Bret Stephens on the idea of a Trump library
Trump’s PAC collected $75 million this year, but so far the group has not put money into pushing for the 2020 ballot reviews he touts
In one quote, the core of the effort to undermine the 2020 election is revealed
Report: Prosecutors Have Obtained Damning Information Allegedly Implicating Trump in His Company’s Crimes
Students for Fair Admissions v. President and Fellows of Harvard College
Two men charged with plot to firebomb California Democratic Party headquarters
The zombie claim that the 2017 tax cut gave ‘83 percent’ to the top 1 percent
It’s Not a Border Crisis. It’s a Climate Crisis.
South Africa’s riots are a warning to the world
Sorting out Trump’s comments on the Arizona audit
Arkansas mom regrets not getting her child vaccinated
Four Pinocchios for Ron Johnson’s campaign of vaccine misinformation
Fox News reporter Peter Doocy’s ‘spying’ blunder
GOP blows smoke blaming Biden for higher gas prices
June Sets Monthly Record for Most Migrants to Arrive at Border
Who’s the boss? Workers emerge from the pandemic wanting more
Florida Gov. DeSantis sells anti-Fauci merchandise as doctor draws Republican ire
Gen. Milley warned of “Reichstag moment” in final days of Trump?s presidency, new book says
Inflation Is High. Used Car Prices May Help Explain What’s Next
Opinion | Republicans refusing to get vaccinated are owning no one but themselves
As the world moves on, the unvaccinated and vulnerable are still dying from COVID-19
Donald Trump has completed his journey toward embracing Capitol rioters
Kristi Noem leans into her people-can-choose-to-die-if-they-want-to 2024 messaging
The RNC’s top lawyer called election fraud arguments by Trump?s lawyers Giuliani, Ellis a ‘joke’
The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax
US Treasury secretary charms EU officials in Brussels
In Defense of Freedom - of the Press and the Academy
Inside Democracy
Lies Beget Tragedy
Opinion | Texas Republicans rush to guard the Alamo from the facts
The Supreme Court Vs. Democracy
Why Are Republican Governors Sending National Guard to the Border?
Brett Kavanaugh already undercut Trump’s Facebook lawsuit
The rapid decline of White evangelical America?
U.S. violent and property crime rate have plunged since 1990s, regardless of data source
Critical race theory: What it is and what it isn’t
Donald Trump sues Facebook, YouTube and Twitter for alleged censorship
Judge Says The Air Force Is Mostly Responsible For Sutherland Springs Shooting
Tucker Carlson doesn’t know how life expectancy works
Bitcoin power plant is turning a 12,000-year-old glacial lake into a hot tub
Appalachian covid deniers anger nurses in Virginia
Bugs Faster than the Speed of Thought
In ramp-up to 2022 midterms, Republican candidates center pitches on Trump’s false election claims
Predicting long-time contributors for GitHub projects using machine learning
Wall Street Journal: Michigan GOP Can Gain in 2022 if It Avoids Chasing Conspiracy Theories
Opinion | The Trump case may be unusual. But if true, it’s brazen tax fraud.

June

ADM sold Sonny Perdue South Carolina land worth millions for $250,000 in 2017
Canada reports ‘significant’ increase in deaths thought to be linked to heat wave in Pacific Northwest
In an attack on Bill Barr, Trump repeats a favorite falsehood about the 2020 election
Opinion | Republicans have a new strategy: Blue Lies Matter
Presidential ranking: C-Span survey shows Trump in 41st place
Bitcoin myths: immutability, decentralisation, and the cult of “21 million” – Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain
Trump appointees allowed terminated EPA staffers to keep receiving salaries, watchdog report says
‘Nightmare Scenario’ book excerpt: Inside the extraordinary effort to save Trump from covid-19
As the pandemic recedes, millions of workers are saying ‘I quit’
Doxing is part of a growing effort by left-wing activists to punish extremists by exposing their violent behavior
The Press and the Party of No
Heat Wave Stretches From California To Great Plains, Bringing Record-High Temps
Leader of companies that pushed ‘Italygate’ election conspiracy theory falsely claimed $30 million mansion was her home
New Videos Of U.S. Capitol Riot On Jan. 6 Show Violence Against Police Officers
New Videos Of U.S. Capitol Riot On Jan. 6 Show Violence Against Police Officers
‘Forget The Alamo’ Author Says We Have The Texas Origin Story All Wrong
4 in 5 Trump voters are dissatisfied with how democracy is going, which seems bad
40% of employees are thinking of quitting their jobs, says survey
Detroit schools found a way to attract teachers: Pay them more
Holes In Our History
How 2 new Republicans want to reshape the GOP’s immigration agenda
Judge throws out lawsuit brought by hospital workers over vaccine mandate
Lab-Leak Theory: Kristian Andersen On His Fauci Email and Covid Origins
Meadows Pressed Justice Dept. to Investigate Election Fraud Claims
No, there is no evidence that the F.B.I. organized the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
Soaring prices draw both shrugs and screaming in Washington
The GOP’s gaslighting on Biden, Putin and Trump
The hole in the Trump team’s lab leak victory campaign
The misleading claim that Biden would raise taxes $28,000 per household
Trump-inspired death threats are terrorizing election workers
Trump’s new chief spokeswoman, Liz Harrington, has been a serial promoter of election lies
Tucker Carlson’s baseless conspiracy theory that FBI ‘organized’ Jan. 6
Two weeks later, Tucker Carlson’s attack on Fauci has quietly collapsed
‘They have to understand’: Cuellar urges Biden, Harris to visit southern border
Homicides are up, but GOP misleads with claims about blame
How The Price Of A Toyota Truck Helps Explain Surging Inflation
A surreal, submerged, conspiratorial, Trump-centered political universe still thrives
Defense for some Capitol rioters: election misinformation
Elections expert expresses concern over continuing questioning of the 2020 presidential results
From the Nazis to the U.S.: LGBTQ hate
Historian Carol Anderson Uncovers The Racist Roots Of The 2nd Amendment
In the new economy, lifelong learning is mandatory
Mike Lindell’s ‘fraud’ allegations are even more ridiculous than you might think
More than 200 bodies found at former Indigenous school in Canada
No, the pandemic didn’t slow down climate change. In fact, scientists warn it’s accelerating
Scholars issue level-headed ‘Statement of Concern’ over ongoing threats to U.S. democracy
The alleged Fauci ‘smoking gun’ emails
The week that shook Big Oil
Trump pushes Wuhan lab leak theory and targets Fauci

May

A bad day for Big Oil
6 charts that dismantle the trope of Asian Americans as a model minority
Black Lives Matter fights disinformation to keep the movement strong
Officials say hate crimes against Jews are growing in the aftermath of Gaza violence
The vexing ‘lab leak’ theory on China and the coronavirus
Even before latest probe, feds deeply familiar with Minneapolis police
The GOP’s festering Marjorie Taylor Greene problem
Timeline: How the Wuhan lab-leak theory suddenly became credible
‘The final straw’: How the pandemic pushed restaurant workers over the edge
‘Who’s out protecting us?’: Spate of anti-Jewish attacks in the U.S. draws calls for more forceful response
Commerce Department, ITMS scoured Americans’ social media, did broad keyword searches on employee emails, documents and interviews show.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene slammed for comparing Pelosi’s House covid restrictions to the Holocaust
Opinion | There are four big challenges to American democracy and no clear solutions
‘Call for American Renewal’ letter lays out principles that reject Trumpism
Biden digs at Trump for giving Kim Jong Un ‘all that he’s looking for’
Greene searched Capitol office building for Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, 2019 video shows
In Arizona, Republicans accidentally created a robust demonstration of the shoddiness of their fraud claims
In echo of Arizona, Georgia state judge orders Fulton County to allow local voters to inspect mailed ballots cast last fall
Judge orders top Trump World lobbyist’s assets partially frozen
Marjorie Taylor Greene’s years-long campaign to disparage and attack Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Rep. Andrew Clyde who compared Capitol riot to ‘normal tourist visit’ barricaded House doors, photos show
Republican Arizona election official says Trump ‘unhinged’
Romeo and Juliet: Anthony Bouchard, challenger to Rep. Liz Cheney, says he impregnated 14-year-old when he was 18
Surveys show Trump supporters’ degree of dedication to the ‘big lie’
The GOP’s contortions on Trump and the ‘stolen’ election grow bigger
How Texas Republicans Want to Recast History
Opinion | The threat of violence now infuses GOP politics. We should all be afraid.
The mess in Maricopa’s audit
How To Achieve Carbon Neutrality By 2050, According To A New Report
Gunfire hits another child: Activist’s granddaughter, 6, shot in head while in vehicle in north Minneapolis
Rural Areas Are Looking for Workers. They Need Broadband to Get Them.
Biden orders flags flown at half-staff — then orders them back up, as two events collide
Just 12 People Are Behind Most Vaccine Hoaxes On Social Media, Research Shows
What Happens When Republicans Simply Refuse to Certify Democratic Wins?
Biden administration struggles to limit political damage from gas shortage
CDC And FDA Trusted By Only Half Of Americans
Here’s How Disinformation Drives Voting Laws
How HBCU Tennessee State University Could Be Owed Half A Billion Dollars
Leaked Video: Dark Money Group Brags About Writing GOP Voter Suppression Bills Across the Country
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene aggressively confronts Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, accuses her of supporting ‘terrorists’
EPA provides new indicators of our changing climate
Hundreds of people stormed the Capitol. Most won’t face hefty prison terms, legal experts say.
Mayo Clinic, Kaiser Permanente join to offer acute care at home
Opinion | The GOP’s past election lies led to Trump’s big one
Pelosi rebukes ‘sick’ GOP denial of Jan. 6 violence
Trump isn’t the only example of the risks posed by ignoring aggressive rhetoric
Trump wanted troops to protect his supporters at Jan. 6 rally
U.S. unemployment claims drop to 473,000, a new pandemic low
Republicans’ Overthrow of Cheney Creates New Problems for Party
White Supremacists Top Domestic Terror Threat, Officials Say
Republicans recast Jan. 6 attack on Capitol by pro-Trump mob as ?normal tourist visit?
Elise Stefanik set to replace Cheney with support from Trump
Liz Cheney plans travel and media appearances to confront Trump.
Ron Johnson’s unscientific use of vaccine and death data
Tucker Carlson and GOP point finger at Fauci for coronavirus
April jobs report surprise: Is this a labor shortage or a great reassessment of work in America?
Opinion | The baby bust won’t end without government action
Why Soaring Stocks Could Be Bad News For The Economy : Planet Money
‘They Just Launched a War’
Biden makes the EU look like the bad guys
Central Europe’s deadly pandemic blunders
He bought health insurance for emergencies. Then he fell into a $33,601 trap
How Trump is hunting down the GOP’s leading families
Larry Hogan decries ‘circular firing squad’ within GOP
Republicans Attack Democrats as Liberal Extremists to Regain Power
Russian Spy Team Left Traces That Bolstered C.I.A.’s Bounty Judgment
Vatican warns U.S. bishops about rebuking Biden, other Catholic pols
Arizona Voting Review Faces More Questions
U.S. Justice Department worried about Arizona vote recount
Oath Keeper Pleads Guilty and Will Cooperate in Jan. 6 Riot Inquiry
Opinion | Giuliani’s Legal Trouble Is Trump’s Too
Refugees: America to lead again
The British monarchy has a succession problem
Tucker Carlson’s sloppiest, most dangerous vaccine segment yet
‘History is watching’: Liz Cheney doubles down on Trump criticism amid fallout
Caitlyn Jenner, California governor recall candidate, says friends are fleeing the state over homeless people
Chris Ruddy and Newsmax went all-in on Trump. Now they might pay a price for it.
Cruz, Hawley dwarf potential 2024 rivals in fundraising
DeSantis gives Fox News the exclusive on signing new voting restrictions into law
DeSantis Shuts Out Reporters as he Signs Florida Voting Restrictions Into Law
Fauci becomes the political scapegoat Trump always wanted him to be
How the GOP got to ‘replacement theory’ and ‘Anglo-Saxon traditions’
Liberty University Sues Jerry Falwell, Jr. For More Than $10 Million
Man Arrested In San Francisco Stabbing Of 2 Asian Women
Man who helped burn precinct during Floyd unrest sentenced
Biden’s claim his plans don’t ‘add a single penny to our deficit’
Man arrested in stabbing of two Asian women in San Francisco
Opinion | Five former IRS commissioners: Biden’s proposal would create a fairer tax system
Opinion | I am getting sick of writing these pieces to respond to people like Rick Santorum
Scottish independence ‘front and center’ in May 6 election
Despite GOP rhetoric, there have been fewer than two dozen charged cases of voter fraud since the election
House Republicans Have Had Enough of Liz Cheney’s Truth-Telling
Opinion | Elected Republicans are lying with open eyes. Their excuses are disgraceful.
Separated families: Biden reunification program seeks to undo Trump border policy
The surge in children at the border has faded — and so has the attention paid to it on the right
U-M Project Documents Coverups of Dozens of Detroit Shootings of Unarmed Black Men From 1957-73
Newsmax Apologizes for False Claims of Vote-Rigging by a Dominion Employee
Newsmax apologizes to Dominion employee Eric Coomer for falsely alleging he manipulated votes against Trump

April

Fact Checker: Four Pinocchios for the New York Post and Fox News
Georgia deputy Cody Griggers, who pleaded guilty to gun charge, had racist chats with ‘violent extremist group,’ feds say
How extremists use popular culture to lure recruits
The Filibuster and the Zone of Legislative Death
The sheer recklessness of Giuliani’s effort to damage Biden comes into focus
What the back-and-forth over America being a ‘racist country’ is actually about
Tucker Carlson and ‘replacement theory’ versus the data
Faulty math: The claim that Biden’s infrastructure plan costs $850,000 per job
The GOP-Big Business Divorce Goes Deeper Than You Think
Court Vindicates Black Officer Fired for Stopping Colleague’s Chokehold
The great capitulation of Trump’s voter fraud crusade
Emails show Trump officials celebrate efforts to change CDC reports on coronavirus
How a Defeated Trump Is Making a Muddle of the G.O.P.
Fact Check: Georgia Vs. Colorado On Mail-In Voting, IDs, Lines
The Trump Fundraising Scams Continue with the NRCC
Corporate America tears down Biden’s infrastructure plan
What we’ve learned about leadership from the COVID-19 pandemic
Opinion | Why tearing down Fauci is essential to the MAGA myth
Half of Republicans believe false accounts of deadly U.S. Capitol riot: Reuters/Ipsos poll
The GOP claim that only 5 to 7 percent of Biden’s plan is for ‘real infrastructure’
Opinion | Arizona Republicans’ desperate crusade to find nonexistent voter fraud
How Trump Steered Supporters Into Unwitting Donations
Reviving Riverscapes
COVID-19 vaccine inequity will prolong the pandemic and cost lives
Employers Add 916,000 Jobs As Economy Roars Back
Panic Rooms, Birth Certificates and the Birth of GOP Paranoia
A World Economic Forum report says the pandemic may set women back by a whole generation

March

The bogus claim that Democrats seek to register ‘illegal aliens’ to vote
Republicans attack Biden administration over vaccine passports
Trump is Floundering and Unheard
Opinion: Republicans’ blunder on voting rights
Trump is losing the war over his legacy
What’s Really Happening at the Border?
America’s pandemic dead deserve accountability after Birx disclosure
Opinion: The $15 Minimum Wage Isn’t the Only Way to Raise Worker Pay.
Transgender Girls in Sports: G.O.P. Pushes New Front in Culture War
Even the GOP’s three best arguments against D.C. statehood don’t stand up to scrutiny
Post-Trump, the GOP Continues to Be the Party of (White) Grievance
GOP representative Pat Fallon cites Duffel Blog, satire site, as fact while questioning SPLC head
McFeely: MNGOP shifts from Gov. MyPillow to Gov. Tinfoil Hat
Democrats Begin Push for Biggest Expansion of Voting Since 1960s
What Karl Rove ignores in his defense of the GOP’s voting restrictions push
A better pandemic response might have saved hundreds of thousands of lives — and Trump’s presidency
Republicans Aim to Seize More Power Over How Elections Are Run
A senator of a state created for partisan advantage laments the partisanship of adding D.C. as a state
Fact check: Madison Cawthorn falsely claimed there are ‘zero dollars’ spent on homeless veterans. It’s actually more than $2 billion this year
Trump officials hindered at least nine key oversight probes, watchdogs said. Some may finally be released in coming months.
What is — and isn’t — unusual about the current situation at the U.S.-Mexico border
How Senator Ron Johnson Helps Erode Confidence in Government
California’s Climate Idea For Coastal Homes: Buy, Rent, Retreat
6 Ways To Improve Your Focus
How ‘Owning the Libs’ Became the GOP’s Core Belief
Ron Johnson’s misleading citation of data to back his ‘concern’ about BLM protesters
Wave Of Bills To Block Trans Athletes Has No Basis In Science, Researcher Says
Europe’s AstraZeneca vaccine response is both cautious and chaotic
USPS: ‘No evidence’ in mail ballot fraud case cited by Republicans
Lawsuits and investigations chase former president Trump from Washington to Florida
A dozen Republicans voted against Congressional Gold Medals for police who protected them on Jan. 6
New Report Warns of Rising Threat of Domestic Terrorism
Many Iowans Are Uncomfortable With a New Voting Restriction, Poll Finds
Texas Man Arrested With Guns, Ammo Outside Of Vice Presidential Residence
Light at end of tunnel? Fed sees faster economic growth, with only modest inflation
The surprisingly simple political calculus behind ‘cancel culture’
Federal “brain drain” threatens American scientific leadership, new report says
Intelligence report rebukes claims by Trump officials on China
New Invasive Mosquito Species Found In Florida Can Carry Yellow Fever
Migrants are not overrunning U.S. border towns, despite the political rhetoric
In Private, a Top Regulator Pledged He Would Try to Protect Profits Made During the Blackouts
Trump’s Incomplete Border Wall Is in Pieces That Could Linger for Decades
A Pro-Trump scam PAC returns with a vengeance
Ron Johnson’s unscientific take on the coronavirus vaccine
Is Minnesota’s tax system unfair?
Daylight savings time: The case against making it permanent
What do domestic extremists and ISIS have in common? A social media strategy
The blurry line between combating ‘fraud’ and just making voting harder
CDC review identifies public health guidance authored under Trump administration that downplayed severity of pandemic
Why America is moving: Money, space, family, lifestyle…
Trump was supposed to be a political Godzilla in exile. Instead, he’s adrift.
Texas lawmaker: Biden administration didn’t cause influx of migrants at border
Kids detained in overcrowded border facility are terrified, crying and worried, lawyers say
Why Did Trump Decide Not to Have a Plan to Vaccinate the Country?
Two-Thirds of New York City’s Arts and Culture Jobs Are Gone
Warren’s wealth tax would cost 100 richest Americans $78 billion
Elaine Chao used DOT staff to aid personal errands, father’s business, inspector finds
Killings by Police Declined after Black Lives Matter Protests
Opinion | The GOP strategy for crippling Biden and retaking power is hiding in plain sight
The Two Swords: Christians and Their Weapons
Slavitt: I would ‘tip my hat’ to Trump’s Operation Warp Speed
Federico Klein To Be Held Pending Trial After He ‘Switched Sides’ In Capitol Riot
Court Dismisses Trump Campaign’s Defamation Suit Against New York Times
Trump, Hungry for Power, Tries to Wrestle Away G.O.P. Fund-Raising
Airlines, public transit say stimulus plan would prevent deep cuts, job losses
Murderers, undocumented immigrants: Hyped-up claims about who’s getting stimulus checks
Bobby Lewis – Tom Cotton playing politics
The ‘magic’ Donald Trump brought to Republican politics is not a mystery
Lindsey Graham describes the GOP as a hostage to Trump
Grady Booch – Google search is no good anymore
Opinion | The rise and fall of Andrew Cuomo
Opinion | Biden is showing the world that U.S. government can work again
Opinion | Living in Texas right now feels like an exercise in survival
Do Republicans Believe in Democracy? The press needs to start asking.
Biden to issue voting access executive order on anniversary of Bloody Sunday
Biden rides a Keep It Simple, Stupid strategy to early success
Californians aren’t leaving the state en masse — but they are leaving San Francisco, study says
Grady Booch – NFT insanity
Josh Marshall – Trump sends “cease and desist” to RNC
$1.9 trillion stimulus bill breakdown: What’s in the Senate’s bill?
Stimulus bill: Senate passes $1.9 trillion Biden relief plan
Why Wall Street Wants Energy Companies To Pump Less Oil, Not More
Biden’s strong coronavirus numbers reinforce the folly of Trump’s approach
F.B.I. Finds Contact Between Proud Boys Member and Trump Associate Before Riot
GOP falsely blaming Pelosi for leaving Capitol defenseless
How the Capitol riot has been linked to Trump and the GOP
Cuomo Aides Rewrote Nursing Home Report to Hide Higher Death Toll
The Rise of the Biden Republicans
How Online Disinformation Will Keep Expanding In 2021
Opinion | Republicans’ rhetoric on H.R. 1 is apocalyptic. Are they that afraid of democracy?
Senate readies for the finish line on Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill
Texas family detention centers expected to transform into rapid-processing hubs
Expertise Under Assault
At George Floyd Square, Chauvin trial is emotional turning point
Law enforcement on alert after plot warning at U.S. Capitol
Electric vehicles are coming to Minnesota. Republicans and Democrats have very different ideas on how state government should respond.
Wealthy residents of Ocean Reef had vaccines in January
The one simple tell that reveals Fox News’s Seuss obsession for what it is
Abbott: Texas mask mandate rollback ‘isn’t going to make that big of a change’
Freedom House reports downward trend in world freedom and ‘the eclipse of U.S. leadership’
Democrats can’t kill the filibuster. But they can gut it.
Takeaways: What hearings have revealed about Jan. 6 failures
Republicans Won Blue-Collar Votes. They’re Not Offering Much in Return.
Elaine Chao Used DOT Resources For Personal Errands, Family Business, IG Report Says
CEO Of Texas Power Grid Fired After Massive Cold Weather Power Outages
Opinion | Why are we ‘bailing out’ Texas’s reckless decisions on covid-19?
A convenient new fiction: There was no ‘attack on the White House’ last year
New Orleans Archdiocese says Johnson & Johnson vaccine is ‘morally compromised’ for using stem cells
It’s time to re-skill Minnesota
Democrats Need H.R. 1 and the New VRA to Protect Voting Rights
Dan Rather – “Cancel Culture” has plenty of platforms
Yamiche Alcindor – FBI directory and domestic terrorism
Yamiche Alcindor – FBI directory says antifa not involved in Jan6
Yamiche Alcindor– FBI directory says Jan6 was domestic-terrorism
Opinion | Running an election flawlessly just isn’t good enough for vote-suppressing Florida Republicans
Trumpism, not traditional conservatism, grips Republicans in the aftermath of defeat.
As virus-era attacks on Asians rise, past victims look back
Proud Boys’ Alleged Preparation For Capitol Riot Detailed In New Court Filing
Many Charged In Jan. 6 Riot Refute Baseless Claim That Antifa Stormed Capitol
Truthiness, Trump and the GOP
FBI Director Wray reconfirms the threat posed by racist extremists
Labor watchdog backs calls for binding Covid-19 workplace safety standard, slams Trump’s policy
Reversing Trump, Interior Department Moves Swiftly on Climate Change
The Florida Democratic Party Has A Problem: It’s Broke And Disorganized
Trump falsely claims he ‘requested’ 10,000 troops rejected by Pelosi
Monday’s Musings: Inside Why The Mainframe Is Alive And Thriving
What are the money-laundering risks with non-fungible tokens (“NFT’s”) and Decentralized Finance (“DeFI”)?
Why grandmasters like Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana lose weight playing chess
Conspiracy Theories Spread Rapidly Because Of Trump, Social Media, Experts Say
FBI Director Wray says domestic terrorism cases have soared to 2,000 in recent months
In Jackson, Miss., two weeks with no running water and no end in sight
Trump supporters are still pushing false claims that antifa was behind the Capitol riot.
France’s Sarkozy found guilty of corruption, sentenced to year in prison
Rewriting January 6th: Republicans and conservatives push fictional accounts of Capitol riot
Opinion | The GOP is not even trying to disguise its racism anymore
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail in corruption trial
Texas Sues Griddy, Says Electricity Provider Misled Customers
Disinformation Fuels Distrust And Even Violence At All Levels Of Government
Texas Energy Co-Op Files For Bankruptcy After Storm, High Bill

February

Liam Stack – “Trickle Down” is a lie
Jim Crow Is Not Dead… And Why We Should Care
To Hell with Unity | by Fintan O’Toole
Jim Crow Is Not Dead… And Why We Should Care
Dozens of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists arrested under national security law
Why Republicans Are Moving To Fix Elections That Weren’t Broken
Stolen-Election Myth Fuels G.O.P. Push to Change Voting Laws
Opinion | Why Senate Republicans fear Deb Haaland
The GOP’s anti-stimulus rallying cry: What happened to the unspent $1 trillion?
Sasse marches to own tune as GOP implodes around him
How the Public-Health Messaging Backfired
Texas church helps mosque damaged after snowstorm
The unconvincing case to disband the Minneapolis Police Department
Republicans call Deb Haaland a ‘radical.’ Polls show their views on climate are out of the mainstream.
USPS delays persist, and bills, paychecks and medications are getting stuck in the mail
The Power Is Back On In Texas. The Recovery Won’t Come Cheap.
Opinion | The GOP’s strategy for retaking power is uglier than you think
CPAC hosts booed for asking attendees to wear masks
‘Look What You Did to Us’: The Big Chill of Texas Politics
Energy Secretary Granholm: Texas Outages Show Need For Changes To U.S. Power Systems
Leaders of tribal nations in Minn. ask Gov. Walz to pause Line 3 work during legal appeal
Saudi crown prince MBS approved operation that led to Khashoggi’s death, intelligence report concludes
How the spending power of the minimum wage has changed since you were young
North Dakota officials block wind power in effort to save coal
Once the mainstream model, Michigan GOP embraces right wing
Biden’s pick for HHS sued the Trump administration, not a group of nuns
‘No, I don’t understand’: Costco CEO stuns Lindsey Graham during disagreement over minimum wage increase
Senators don’t want to raise the minimum wage because it was enough when things were way cheaper
Capitol Police chief: Security will remain high due to State of the Union threat
Opinion | Both sides of the school reopening debate have it wrong
Teaching students a new Black history
Trump’s tax returns and related records turned over to Manhattan district attorney
Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the U.S.
At CPAC in Orlando, Trump and his falsehoods will take center stage
Foxconn looking at building electric cars in Wisconsin
Opinion | What terrible things did Neera Tanden tweet? The truth.
Dissecting the House GOP spin against Biden’s $1.9 trillion covid relief bill
Costco To Raise Minimum Wage To $16 An Hour
Texas Electric Bills Were $28 Billion Higher Under Deregulation
Opinion | The people concerned about Neera Tanden’s incivility sure didn’t seem to mind the Trump era’s
New Georgia legislation would curb ‘souls to the polls’
Board Members Resign From Texas Electric Grid Operator After Mass Power Outages
Evangelical Leaders Raise Alarms About Christian Nationalism In Their Ranks
QAnon-induced conspiracies are tearing family apart
Kyle Griffin – Ron Johnson lies in Jan6 hearing
Anthony Soufflé – press deliberately assaulted by police in MSP
Yamiche Alcindor – Steven Sund says Jan6 rioters were prepared for war
Judy Woodruff – Bill Gates: Climate change will result in massive migration
How the effort to deny the reality of the Jan. 6 attack is evolving
I’m Being Censored, and You Can Read, Hear, and See Me Talk About It in the News, on the Radio, and on TV
Garland, Tanden and the application of double standards by GOP lawmakers
Opinion | Republicans’ Texas nonsense shows us the future the GOP wants
Biden’s messed-up math comparing war deaths to covid deaths
Biden isn’t putting ‘kids in cages’ like Trump
Security officials in charge on Jan. 6 tell Congress conflicting stories
The Law that Can Bring Down the Capitol Attackers
Rochester downtown sidewalk plan could see new pace
Native Americans Finally Have a Cabinet Nominee. Will an Adopted Tlingit Take Her Down?
The recipe for success in maintaining grid reliability
What to expect from the Biden-Trudeau meeting
What the Bond Market Is Telling Us About the Biden Economy
Judy Woodruff – Bill Gates: Climate change will be far worse than the pandemic
Mike Lindell made his bed with Trump’s bogus conspiracies. Now, he gets to lie in it.
Senate Republicans press Garland on Durham, Hunter Biden investigations
Texas Family Sues Power Provider, Utility Overseer After Son Dies In Freezing Weather : Live Updates: Winter Storms 2021
8.7 Million People Under Boil Water Notices In Texas : Live Updates: Winter Storms 2021
Extreme Cold Heats Up Gas Prices, Nearly 20% of Total U.S. Refinery Capacity Offline
$1.3B defamation suit filed against Mike Lindell, MyPillow
Supreme Court rejects Trump’s final bid to shield tax returns from Manhattan prosecutor
Anti-Trumpers are done with the GOP. Where do they go now?
Climate Driven Flood Damage Threatens Towns Across U.S.
Kerry’s claim that ‘we have nine years left’ to avert the climate crisis
‘Where is Greg Abbott?’ Anger grows at Texas governor in deadly storm’s wake
Peter Gleick 🇺🇸 – GOP is responsible for the pandemic deaths, climate change will be worse
Paul Krugman – Ted Cruz now brands deregulation a failure
Texas Electricity Bills Skyrocket Due To Winter Storm : Live Updates: Winter Storms 2021
How Trump offered Kim a ride on Air Force One
His Lights Stayed on During Texas’ Storm. Now He Owes $16,752.
How Delta fared better than other airlines while leaving middle seats open
George Floyd protests gave him purpose. But Third Precinct arson plea comes with a price
New watchdog report condemns Chicago police, mayor for responses to protests, riots
The Capitol rioters speak just like the Islamist terrorists I reported on
Pennsylvania officer Joseph Fischer charged in Capitol riots, accused of obstructing police
Opinion | It’s time to bury the myth of Texas exceptionalism
Brian Tyler Cohen – Ted Cruz and Sandy relief vs. AOC
Paul Krugman – Texas deregulation and the power failure
Peter Gleick 🇺🇸 – Scientists vs. Republicans humor
Ocasio-Cortez Visits Houston Food Bank, Raises $4 Million For Texas Relief : Live Updates: Winter Storms 2021
Smith seeks probe of natural gas price spikes during storm
‘Stop the Steal’ organization hasn’t filed IRS reports — and its registered agent has disappeared
As Texas deep freeze subsides, some households now face electricity bills as high as $10,000
Lindsey Graham said ‘Count me out’ after the Capitol riot. But he’s all in with Trump again.
Deb Haaland, nominated to be the first Native American cabinet secretary, faces GOP opposition
Surgeon general nominee Vivek Murthy made millions from coronavirus consulting
U.S. investigating possible ties between Roger Stone, Alex Jones and Capitol rioters
Texas is the latest example of how governments are unprepared for disaster
Europe looks to go it alone on microchips amid US-China clash
James Gleick – wait times are the GOP poll tax
Yamiche Alcindor – Biden on Trump’s failures with distribution
Dan Rather – Texas power failure is a failure of leadership
Rev. Teresa Kim Pecinovsky – Texas power failure deaths
Yamiche Alcindor – Biden on democracy
GOP lawmakers propose flurry of voting restrictions to placate Trump supporters
His pastors tried to steer him away from social media rage. He stormed the Capitol anyway.
DeSantis reverses course as Florida snags federal vaccine sites
Donor to Trump Inauguration Sentenced to 12 Years in Federal Inquiry
Judge Esther Salas ‘tells 60 Minutes’ Justice Sonia Sotomayor was targeted by same gunman who killed her son
U.S. alleges wider Oath Keepers conspiracy, adds more defendants in Jan. 6 Capitol riot
Capitol Police Suspends 6 Officers, Investigates Dozens More After Capitol Riots : Capitol Insurrection Updates
‘Stop the bleeding’: Biden reaches out to Europe, but Trump’s damage has been done
Texas’ water problems started way before the winter storm
It is time to break up Big Tech
MAGA crashes into moderates in train-wreck Senate race
Texas grid failure strengthens calls to climate-proof energy infrastructure
A MAGA ambassador violated the Hatch Act. Biden must decide what to do about it.
Trump-McConnell Feud Is Part Of Long-Running GOP Divide
Texas Officials Warn Of Price Gouging As State Faces Food, Water Shortages : Live Updates: Winter Storms 2021
The Virginia G.O.P. Voted on Its Future. The Losers Reject the Results.
Top Texas Republicans on the ropes after tone-deaf storm response
‘Smart’ TVs Track Everything You Watch
Roku Streaming Devices Default to ‘Scary’ Privacy
GOP’s Thune says Trump allies engaging in ‘cancel culture’
Opinion | Biden sells weapons to Egypt’s Sissi despite promising ‘no more blank checks’
Opinion | Why Texans are cold and in the dark
Ted Cruz gets roasted while Texas continues to freeze
Iowa GOP bills would shorten early voting, put limits on absentee ballots
My Week in Tweets
The next big environmental battle is closer and wetter than you think
James Gleick – What to do about incompetent GOP?
Texas was minutes away from months-long power outages, officials say
‘Recipe for disaster’: Dem fears mount over immigration overhaul
The Christian Prophets Who Say Trump Is Coming Again
DeSantis defends Florida vaccine clinic exclusively serving wealthier zip codes
ian bremmer – Hey look. Wind turbines in Antarctica.
Dan Rather – GOP lies about “Green New Deal”
Promotions for Female Generals Were Delayed Over Fears of Trump’s Reaction
Opinion | Texas shows that when you cannot govern, you lie. A lot.
Millions of jobs aren’t coming back after the pandemic ends, spurring a need for retraining
Rex Chapman🏇🏼 – a graphic depiction of failure in Texas
Kurt “Masks Save Lives” Eichenwald – Nuclear power plants affected too
Adam Serwer 🍝 – rags on Texas GOP
Justin Baragona – Fox News lies about power
Xeni Jardin – armchair experts
Texas blackouts fuel false claims about renewable energy
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott blames wind turbines, Green New Deal for power grid outages
‘A deal with the devil:’ Past Michigan GOP director blasts state party’s post-Trump mess
Disasters in Republican-run places keep somehow proving how bad Democrats are at running things
From QAnon to WallStreetBets: The rise of the online mob
Amy Cooper: Charges dismissed against woman who called police on Black birdwatcher in viral Central Park video
Bill Gates is fighting climate change and covid conspiracy theories. He’s also ‘experiencing the greatest pushback ever in my life.’
Opinion | There is no Trumpism. There is only Trump.
Harris’s claim that Biden vaccine plan was ‘starting from scratch’
Millions endure record cold without power; at least 20 dead
Texas electric grid was at the mercy of cold weather
Colorado City, Tex., Mayor Tim Boyd resigns after controversial Facebook post criticizing Texans without power
COVID crisis: Laid off and evicted, more people make cars their home
Texas power outage: Why natural gas went down during the winter storm
MPR Weather – Texas: renewables vs fossil fuels
Brian Kahn – Texas vs California (Renewables)
Dylan – Texas vs California (power-failures)
Texas Governor Calls For Investigation Into Group That Manages State Power Grid
To Understand Police Reform, Rosa Brooks Volunteered To Join The Force
U.S. Capitol Police Union Issues No-Confidence Vote For Top Leaders
NAACP sues Trump and Giuliani after Jan. 6 riots
Cancel culture blends into victim culture
Trump is the culture war. The culture war is the base. Now what?
Growing pains: How one southern Minnesota city is taking steps to address diversity, inclusion
Owners of burned, looted businesses plead for state help
Ron Johnson and the effort to downplay the Capitol riot
Democratic congressman Thompson sues Trump over role in Capitol riot
What went wrong with the Texas power grid?
Winter Storm Brings Icy Temperatures and Cuts Power Across U.S.
46,218 news transcripts show ideologically extreme politicians get more airtime
After Trump’s acquittal: A foreign solution to America’s political dysfunction
Covid wars launch DeSantis into GOP ‘top tier’
Dozens charged in Capitol riots spewed extremist rhetoric
Adam Kinzinger’s Lonely Mission
Benjamin Wittes – Biden is not holding states hostage for praise
Brandon Friedman – ice and snow causes Texas governor to restrict his “freedom”
Acquittal comes at a price
True The Vote lawsuit: How GOP donor Fred Eshelman came to want his money back
Why are coronavirus cases dropping in the U.S.? Experts point to four reasons.
Trump’s acquittal further polarizes factions within the GOP
Pandemics have spawned extremist movements since ancient times
Doctors bring the fight to anti-vaxxers online
Poll: 58 percent of Americans believe Trump should have been convicted
Fauci Awarded $1 Million Israeli Prize For ‘Speaking Truth To Power’ Amid Pandemic : Coronavirus Updates
Millions are out of a job. Yet some employers wonder: Why can’t I find workers?
S.D. governor gives state high marks in handling the pandemic. Are they deserved?
Is Mellissa Carone after a seat in the Michigan Legislature, or more ‘attention crack?’
At Least 9 Far-Right Insurrectionists Have A History Of Violence Against Women
Systems design explains the world: volume 1
Trump’s Census Bid To Omit Undocumented Immigrants Had Ties To FAIR
The world reacts to Trump’s acquittal: ‘The U.S. remains in a precarious situation.’
Opinion | This is how bad McConnell really is
‘I Miss My Mom’: Children Of QAnon Believers Are Desperately Trying To Deradicalize Their Own Parents
‘A moment of truth’? After years of Trump’s lies, amplified by MAGA media, that proved impossible for most Republicans
Trump got off on a technicality
Anti-Asian attacks have left Bay Area activists bracing for more.
Black couple lowballed by $500K in home appraisal, showing legacy of discrimination and racism on California home ownership
Voter ID is back to haunt Minnesota democracy
Opinion | Trump left them to die. 43 Senate Republicans still licked his boots.
Opinion | In rallying to Trump, Senate Republicans sacrificed Pence
A historic bispartisan rebuke of Trump by his own party
Opinion | Will Senate Republicans allow their louts to rule the party?
Sherrilyn Ifill – upset about McConnell’s behavior
Republican Acquittal of Trump Is a Defining Moment for Party
As Impeachment Nears End, Federal Inquiry Looms as Reminder of Trump’s Role in Riot
Donald Trump’s Impeachment Legacy: Violent Extremism
Trump attorneys falsely claim he was denied ‘due process’
House Republican pleads for Pence, Trump aides to speak out on Jan. 6 insurrection
Greg Borenstein – cancel culture is not a thing
Olivia of Troye – Trump’s lawyers are lying about BLM
Abby D. Phillip tweets – McCarthy asks Trump to call off the rioters
Yamiche Alcindor – Tuberville stands by story about Pence evac
Judy Woodruff – Patty Murray interview
New details about Trump-McCarthy shouting match show Trump refused to call off the rioters
Biden’s claim that with a $15 minimum wage, ‘the whole economy rises’
DeJoy plans more slowdowns for USPS, higher prices for first-class mail, sources say
Trump’s Lawyers Repeated Inaccurate Claims in Impeachment Trial
Air travelers to Canada to isolate at hotels starting Feb. 22
A running tally of Trump’s misleading impeachment defense
It didn’t take long for Trump’s attorneys to blame Jan. 6 on antifa
Man given 5 years for firebombing in George Floyd aftermath
Nikki Haley’s Time for Choosing
Trump’s ‘Big Lie’ was bigger than just a stolen election
‘We’ve become parodies of ourselves’: California Democrats bemoan SF school board
The most influential Democrat you never hear from
Biden Team Unveils New Asylum System To Start Dealing With Migrant Backlog
Biden to begin admitting migrants forced by Trump to wait in Mexico
The Chamber embraces Biden. And Republicans are livid.
The Problem Isn’t Just One Insurrection. It’s Mass Radicalization.
1619 Project: What you need to know about the Pulitzer-winning project
Trump Was Sicker Than Acknowledged With Covid-19
Capitol insurrection: Most of the people charged, like Jenna Ryan, showed signs of prior money troubles
Donald Trump seems to always get his way in Palm Beach
Roughly 120 former GOP officials met to discuss a new anti-Trump party
Opinion | You can’t hear that officer’s scream and acquit the man who caused it
We’re being too Protestant about the vaccine rollout
Survey: More than a quarter of white evangelicals believe core QAnon conspiracy theory
Bidenomics 101: Inside the White House’s Plans to Bring Jobs Back
Paul Mitchell – faux rage at Trump for abandoning Pence
Georgia prosecutors open criminal investigation into Trump’s efforts to subvert election results
LeDuff: My Last Words on Detroit Election Fraud: It Didn’t Happen
Republicans Denounce Budget Reconciliation in Stimulus Package Talks
Trump’s political operation paid more than $3.5 million to Jan. 6 organizers
New York Assembly advances bill to rename Donald J. Trump State Park
Michigan Lt. Gov Gilchrist slams Shirkey apology as ‘not heartfelt’ and ‘an empty gesture’
Georgia prosecutor opens investigation into Trump’s call to ‘find’ ballots
Most Republicans see Democrats not as political opponents but as enemies
Proud Boy charged in insurrection blasts Trump’s ‘deception’ in new court filing
How Right-Wing Radio Stoked Anger Before the Capitol Siege
Michigan’s Mike Shirkey falsely claims Capitol riot was ‘staged,’ dismisses Trump supporters’ role
‘There’s Nothing Left’: Why Thousands of Republicans Are Leaving the Party
When Republicans Attack ‘Cancel Culture,’ What Does It Mean?
‘They need to move quickly’: A Texas DACA case could force Congress to move on immigration
The Morning: Trump’s rough day
Cub Foods store off Lake Street, destroyed by rioting, reopens Wednesday
The GOP closes out the Trump era replaying all of his greatest rhetorical hits
WHO team: Coronavirus unlikely to have leaked from Chinese lab
Rush Limbaugh is ailing. And so is the conservative talk radio industry.
GOP lawmakers’ slippery answers on whether election was ‘stolen’ are contemptible
Trump’s lawyers say he was immediately ‘horrified’ by the Capitol attack. Here’s what his allies and aides said really happened that day.
Coronavirus live updates: Biden says Trump administration overstated the number of vaccine doses available
Opinion | Stacey Abrams: Our democracy faced a near-death experience. Here’s how to revive it.
Opinion | Acknowledging the malice of some precedes charity for all
After Trump Failed to Overturn the 2020 Election, Republicans Are Trying to Steal the Next One
After record 2020 turnout, state Republicans weigh making it harder to vote
Purchase of Dominion voting machines in Stark County draws a backlash
Minimum wage hike to $15 an hour by 2025 would result in 1.4 million unemployed, nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says
A Century Ago, White Protestant Extremism Marched on Washington
Weary postal workers hope Biden will bring new tone, change
Breaking With G.O.P., Top Conservative Lawyer Says Trump Can Stand Trial
Two-thirds of Americans approve of Biden’s COVID-19 response: POLL
Majority of Americans say Trump should be convicted, barred from holding federal office in impeachment trial: POLL
Cheney says she won’t resign after Wyoming censure
Scores Feared Dead In India Dam Break Near Himalayan Glacier
Bernie Sanders – walmart and income inequality
Biden inherited a USPS crisis. Here’s how Democrats want to fix it.
Ocasio-Cortez’s recounting of the Jan. 6 riot was not a ‘hoax’
Trump’s election fraud falsehoods have cost taxpayers $519 million — and counting
199 House Republicans have embraced anti-Semitism and violence
Donald Trump Built a National Debt So Big (Even Before the Pandemic) That It’ll Weigh Down the Economy for Years
The pandemic is replacing people with tech — threatening the jobs rebound
Opinion | In attacking Ocasio-Cortez, Tucker Carlson maxes out on hypocrisy
Analysis: A race war evident long before the Capitol siege
Trump Shifted Campaign-Donor Money Into His Private Business After Losing The Election (bad URL)
Marjorie Taylor Greene Says She Is ‘Freed’ to Push Republicans to the Right
The MyPillow Guy’s Fever Dream
Biden to Revive Weekly Address That Faded Under Trump
Man who wore horns in Capitol riot moved to Virginia jail that serves organic food (bad URL)
America’s trade gap soared under Trump, final figures show
The Conspiracy Theory-Driven Threats Georgia Election Workers Faced
Bond Set At $3 Million For Fired Columbus Police Officer Who Killed Andre Hill
How Americans can coexist after the deadly insurrection
The Misogynistic ‘Dating Coach’ Who Was Charged in the Capitol Riot
Biden, Macron on Europe, foreign policy and China
Ruben Gallego – A vet compare 1/6 to Iraq
Sean Olsen – Kyle Rittenhouse
It’s Time to Talk About Violent Christian Extremism
The Morning: Biden’s strategy
Smartmatic files $2.7 billion defamation suit against Fox News over bogus election-fraud claims
Opinion | Republicans want more voter suppression. Here’s how to make elections more fair — not less.
Four Minnesota Black elders tell their stories in a film about racism by singer J.D. Steele
Sack cartoon: Cancel culture
As democracies such as Myanmar, India and the U.S. backslide, repression transcends borders
U.S. is worst among rich nations for worker benefits
New Militia alliance in Georgia signals new phase for far-right groups
AP-NORC Poll: Americans open to Biden’s approach to crises
Republicans claim they are being silenced as they speak to millions of viewers
In Mayo ICU, the cleaning routine is the same; it’s the heartache that’s new
Senate Republicans move against ‘nutty’ House member in widening GOP rift
Florida’s protest bill raises concerns about unequal treatment of left- and right-wing activists
The governor of the state second-hardest hit by the coronavirus probably shouldn’t be bragging about it
GOP a ‘grotesque caricature’ of what it was before, says former Sen. John Danforth
Ohio Police Officer Charged With Murder In Andre Hill Case
Biden and Immigration: President to Welcome More Refugees, but Far From All Will Get In
Some police deaths are more worrisome to Fox News than others
GOP leader McCarthy condemns comments by Rep. Greene but stops short of proposing any action against her
Canada declares the Proud Boys a terrorist group
Jenny Cudd, charged in Capitol riot, asks to vacation to Mexico
Pro-Trump Attorney Lin Wood Investigated For Illegal Voting
Opinion | The Economy Does Much Better Under Democrats. Why?
Trump’s actions described as ‘a betrayal of historic proportions’ in trial brief filed by House impeachment managers
Republican legislatures want to curtail mail voting following 2020
Rick Scott’s zombie claim about voter fraud in 2018
Anti-vaccine protest at Dodger Stadium was organized on Facebook, including promotion of banned ‘Plandemic’ video
At Biden’s request, Montana judge vacates Trump EPA’s ‘secret science’ rule
An Emboldened Extremist Wing Flexes Its Power in a Leaderless G.O.P.
As Trump Raked In Cash Denying His Loss, Little Went to Actual Legal Fight
Key Takeaways From Trump’s Effort to Overturn the Election
Trump stocks new PAC with tens of millions as he bids to retain control of GOP
Rochester police pepper-sprayed and handcuffed a 9-year-old girl, body-camera footage shows
How Trump Is Pocketing Donors’ Cash for the Future
Trump pollster’s campaign autopsy paints damning picture of defeat
Vaccine Locations / COVID-19 Updates and Information

January

Philip Gorski – 1/6 was planned
77 Days: Trump’s Campaign to Subvert the Election
After Record Turnout, Republicans Are Trying to Make It Harder to Vote
Eric Cantor: Too many politicians are afraid to tell voters the truth
GOP lawmakers across the U.S. seek tougher voting rules after record turnout
Republicans pushed out the John Birch Society. They can do it to Trump’s base.
Trump Defense Secretary Disarmed D.C. National Guard Before Capitol Riot
What Ulysses Grant Can Teach Joe Biden About Putting Down Violent Insurrections
FBI finds evidence of coordination at Capitol riot
Opinion | The GOP isn’t doomed. It’s dead.
Peter Gleick 🇺🇸 – finally some competence with the pandemic response
Ryan J. Reilly – they were targetting Pelosi
‘For Christ’s sake, watch yourself’: Biden warns family over business dealings
After Capitol Riot, Republican Ties to Extremist Groups Are Under Scrutiny
America’s credibility problem: Reversing Trump’s actions won’t be enough
Europe gives Biden a one-finger salute
Job Seekers With Trump White House on Their Résumés Face a Cold Reality
Johnson & Johnson 1-dose shot prevents COVID-19, but less than some others
Opinion | The GOP struck a bad bargain. That’s how it got stuck with Marjorie Taylor Greene.
The ‘Hoarders’ theory of Republican politics
The Most Sought-After Capitol Insurrectionists Remain At Large
LittleRUNAway 🇺🇸 – GOP is weak and getting weaker
A History of U.S. Defense, Intelligence, and Security Assessments of Climate Change - Climate change Security CommunicatingScience
Brazil coronavirus variant crushes Manaus
Electric vehicles close to ‘tipping point’ of mass adoption | Environment
FBI Arrests Prolific Racist Twitter Troll ‘Ricky Vaughn’ For 2016 Election Interference
Marjorie Taylor Greene penned conspiracy theory that a laser beam from space started deadly 2018 California wildfire
Opinion | A Letter to My Conservative Friends
Suspect Pleads Guilty In Plot To Kidnap Michigan Governor, Turns Government Witness
The Republican Party is not in a position to now take a hard line on conspiracy theories
Trump officials moved the jobs of hundreds of Bureau of Land Management staffers out of D.C. More than 87 percent of them quit.
David Hogg – School shooting survivors face disinformation, threats
Jim Sciutto – domestic terrorists resemble ISIS
michael he/him/his 🏳️‍🌈🧢😷 tweets – the GOP tax scam hits this year
‘She is going to confront her lies’: Parkland parent rips Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene
DC police union reveals officers suffered ‘brain injuries’ in riot: ‘One officer is going to lose his eye’
Defunding Or Reallocating Police Resources: Most Mayors Do Not Support
Florida’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Rife With Snags And Inequities
Homeland security bulletin warns Americans about violence by grievance-fueled domestic extremists
Justice Department rescinds ‘zero tolerance’ immigration rule
Marjorie Taylor Greene indicated support for executing prominent Democrats in 2018 and 2019 before running for Congress
Millions earmarked for public health emergencies were used to pay for unrelated projects, says inspector general
Oklahoma Wants To Return Its $2 Million Stockpile Of Hydroxychloroquine
Probe of Capitol riot swells further
Rep. Jimmy Gomez drafts resolution to oust Marjorie Taylor Greene from Congress
Republican leaders give in to pro-Trump faction as they look ahead to 2022 midterm elections.
Rioters Followed a Long Conspiratorial Road to the Capitol
The GOP’s answer to its post-Trump blues: More Trump
The GOP’s Marjorie Taylor Greene problem is spinning out of control
Why The Coronavirus Variant From Brazil Is Especially Worrisome To Scientists : Goats and Soda
Anti-Trump Republican Adam Kinzinger knows fate is coming for him
Biden Climate Orders Include Pause On Oil Leasing On Public Lands : Biden Transition Updates
Biden to ‘pause’ oil and gas leasing on public lands and waters
Biden’s new climate orders to reshape U.S. energy policy
D.C. police sent 850 officers to capitol during riot
Biden to place environmental justice at the center of his climate plan
Earth is now losing 1.2 trillion tons of ice each year. And it’s going to get worse.
Opinion | Why is it so hard to deprogram Trumpian conspiracy theorists can?
In Fatal Shootings Of Unarmed Black People, Many Police Are Repeat Offenders
Republicans’ Trump Dilemma
Democrats Have a Values Problem. But Here’s How They Can Fix It.
The pandemic could devastate mass transit in the U.S. — and not for the reason you think
2 more plead guilty to arson charges in connection with Minneapolis 3rd Precinct fire
House majority may hinge on the Rio Grande Valley
Minnesota’s Mike Lindell among last remaining election fraud crusaders for Trump
Minneapolis crowd control overkill caused blindness, brain injuries, report shows
Fauci on What Working for Trump Was Really Like
Who helped Biden get the most votes in history?
Fixing Trump’s damage to government will take more than executive orders
Portland anarchists and antifa divide left as biden term begins amid destructive protests
University of Florida students flock to bars, clubs amid pandemic with few precautions
Trump, defending ally Kelli Ward, jumps into divisive fight over the Republican party’s future.
The longer Trump was president the more frequently he made false or misleading claims
Opinion | Will Hurd: If the GOP wants a future, it must look in the mirror
Sen. Tom Cotton campaigned on his “experience as an Army Ranger” — but he didn’t have any
Towns Plan For Climate Migrants Escaping Rising Seas And Heat
She Resisted Getting Her Kids The Usual Vaccines. Then The Pandemic Hit.
Biden and the West face the threat of far-right extremism
Report: Trumps Sabotaged Biden’s Arrival To The WH By Sending Staff Home
Fauci: Trump administration’s Covid strategy ‘very likely did’ cost lives
Trump Campaign Paid Organizers of Pre-Riot Rally $2.7 Million
How Biden Can Fix Trump’s 1776 Disaster
Trump and Justice Dept. Lawyer Said to Have Plotted to Oust Acting Attorney General
Biden To End Ban On Funding Groups That Provide Abortions Abroad : President Biden Takes Office
Biden’s targeting of racist extremism is being portrayed as an attack on the right itself
Opinion | How About a Little Sobriety, Please?
Biden will roll out a coronavirus strategy aimed at beefing up federal response
U.S. Vaccine Supply: What to Know
Bye, Donald Trump – Witless Ape Rides Helicopter
Biden aims to address ‘immediate supply shortfalls’ left behind by Trump
Poli Sci 101: The course Trumpers didn’t take
Calls Intensify to Censure Giuliani for His Work as Trump’s Lawyer
Biden Halts Deportations For Some Immigrants, Stops Remain In Mexico Rule : President Biden Takes Office
Bitcoin (BTC) price falls, wiping out $100B from entire crypto market
Fact check: 11 false claims Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has tweeted in the last month - CNNPolitics
National Guard troops who protected the Capitol for Biden’s Inauguration were told to sleep in a parking garage.
For Prosecutors, Trump’s Clemency Decisions Were a ‘Kick in the Teeth’
Why did Amazon wait until Biden’s inauguration to offer help with vaccine distribution?
Trump forces seek primary revenge on GOP impeachment backers
Military Veterans Overrepresented In Those Charged In Jan. 6 Capitol Riot
Trump’s ‘crony pardons’ flabbergast the political world
Biden staffers fear the unknown as they take over government from Trump
In Trump’s Pardons, Disdain for Accountability
Kayleigh McEnany’s cowardly exit
Trump grants clemency to 143 people in late-night pardon blast
Hours before leaving office, Trump undoes one of the only measures he took to ‘drain the swamp’
Biden charged the people of this republic with fixing it. So the people need to grow up.
What will Trump’s legacy be after leaving office?
These companies have pulled funding for election-objecting Republican lawmakers
Thomas Edward Caldwell was charged with conspiracy in the plot against the Capitol
Guy Reffitt, who allegedly threatened his children not to turn him in over Capitol riot, was arrested Saturday
Deceptions in the time of the ‘alternative facts’ president
1 in 3 Europeans say US can’t be trusted: Poll
Minnesota seniors and teachers could start to be vaccinated this week
Self-styled militia members planned Capitol storming in advance of Jan. 6
Dominion Voting Systems threatens to sue Mike Lindell, MyPillow CEO, over false claims
1776 report: Historians attack Trump commission’s account of nation’s past as ‘outright lies’
‘Disinformation can be a very lucrative business, especially if you’re good at it,’ media scholar says
Poll: Republican support for convicting Trump in Senate growing
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Facebook in 2018: Parkland school shooting was a false flag planned event
Poll: Most Americans think Trump will be remembered as a subpar president
Three indicted on arson charges in fires at Minneapolis Target HQ during riot over false rumor
Trump team tries to milk the politics of food boxes
Trump’s final day: A diminished and aggrieved president stays out of public view before exit
Trump Is the Worst President in History
Trump’s 1776 Commission Critiques Liberalism in Report Derided by Historians
Police command structure crumbled during Capitol riot
Macho Politics Defined Trump’s Presidency
Janet Yellen Readies Big Changes for Treasury
Trump’s Census Director Retires Before Term At Bureau Ends
The Trump presidency was marked by battles over truth itself
Couy Griffin is arrested
Two Suspects in Capitol Riot Turn Themselves Into The Police
A fresh start for Republicans can come only if they abandon authoritarian populism
Biden’s Covid-19 Plan Is Maddeningly Obvious
The Trump administration’s cruel treatment of migrant families was intentional and calculated
In Minnesota, a G.O.P. Lawmaker’s Death Brings Home the Reality of Covid
Trump allies behind rally that ignited Capitol riot
PPP loans were given to anti-vaccine groups
Opinion | Biden’s Covid-19 Plan Is Maddeningly Obvious
Couy Griffin, whose violent rhetoric Trump promoted, is arrested
Trump’s Twitter and Facebook ban is already working
How Republicans Are Warping Reality Around the Capitol Attack
Republicans call for unity but won’t acknowledge Biden won fairly
Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump
Officer almost crushed by Capitol mob: “If it wasn’t my job I would have done that for free.”
Attorney Roberta Kaplan is about to make Trump’s life extremely difficult
‘I am not a terrorist’: Retired Navy SEAL speaks
The crash landing of ‘Operation Warp Speed’
Hell, Yes,’ Republicans Are Headed for a Bitter Internal Showdown
Can The Forces Unleashed By Trump’s Big Election Lie Be Undone?
‘Trump said to do so’: Accounts of rioters who say the president spurred them to rush the Capitol
Trump’s ‘Law and Order’: One More Deceptive Tactic Is Exposed
Trump Leaves As a Broken President
For one of the first times in his life, Trump’s words are having consequences for him.
Dear Mo: An open letter to Alabama’s controversial congressman
Off-duty police were part of the Capitol mob
Trump blows up the Arizona GOP on his way out
The 15 most notable lies of Donald Trump’s presidency
Longtime Trump advisers connected to groups behind rally that led to Capitol attack
Deadline Detroit | Republican newcomer Rep. Peter Meijer of Michigan blasts colleagues who ‘know they’re lying’
‘He has an obligation to them’: Attorney for ‘QAnon shaman’ asks Trump to pardon rioters
NRA to move to Texas, fleeing litigation brought against it by New York
Statement - American Thinker
Justice Dept. ends Pennsylvania election investigation, finding ‘insufficient evidence’
‘QAnon Shaman’ Jacob Anthony Chansley’s note to Pence cited as evidence of ‘assassination’ plots
Prosecutor: Capitol rioter aimed ‘to take hostages’
Biden to deploy FEMA, National Guard to set up Covid vaccine clinics across the U.S.
Trump administration loosens a host environmental protections
Vaccine reserve was already exhausted when Trump administration vowed to release it, dashing hopes of expanded access
Online extremists are ignoring Trump’s call for calm
For some Christians, the Capitol riot doesn’t change the prophecy: Trump will be president
Covid-19 Live Updates: As California Eases Vaccine Rules, Many Complain of Chaos
Liberal Utah activist charged with joining Capitol riot
Ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder And 8 Others Criminally Charged In Flint Water Crisis
Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ border policy was pushed aggressively by Jeff Sessions, despite warnings, Justice Dept. review finds
D.C. police detail their fight to defend the Capitol against pro-Trump mob
Trump’s Ideas Flourish Among State and Local Republicans
Exclusive: Large bitcoin payments to right-wing activists a month before Capitol riot linked to foreign account
Far-right groups make plans for continued attacks before and after Inauguration Day
BLM protest vs. Capitol riot: Comparing police response
Earth poised to reach critical climate threshold as 2020 rivals hottest year on record
Revealed: walkie-talkie app Zello hosted far-right groups who stormed Capitol
Revealed: White House liaison sought derogatory info on E Jean Carroll from DoJ official
Majorities oppose rioters, hold Trump responsible and favor his removal, Post-ABC poll finds.
Justice Department Knew 2018 Border Policy Would Separate Families, Didn’t Plan Well
Dozens on FBI terrorist watchlist came to D.C. the day of Capitol riot
The Capitol rioters generated the evidence that will be used against them
Trump’s approval rating craters in final days
The president as pariah: Trump faces a torrent of retribution over his role in the U.S. Capitol siege
Trump is isolated and angry at aides for failing to defend him as he is impeached again
U.S. Capitol mob brings questions, fallout for pro-Trump police
How years of disinformation led to an insurrection at the Capitol
Georgia Gwinnett College tried to stop me from speaking about religion
What is Arizona’s GOP doing to recover from defeat? Attacking Cindy McCain.
The American Abyss
Sack cartoon: The proud boy
Opinion: We just saw an attempted coup d’etat. Blame Trump. Blame his Republican enablers.
Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol, shots, tear gas fired

2020

October

Cleveland Cliffs resets the Mesabi Iron Range
Pope Francis Laments Failures Of Market Capitalism In Blueprint For Post-COVID World
Duluth mayor’s home trolled by Trump vehicle parade
A White House Long in Denial Confronts Reality
As virus spreads across GOP ranks, some Republicans say party will pay price for ‘stupid’ approach
A mentally ill man, a heavily armed teenager and the night Kenosha burned
Opinion | Performing arts are near the point of no return. Conservatives should rescue them.
Actually, the first presidential debate was terrific
Opinion | India pushes out Amnesty International, accelerating its march toward authoritarianism

September

Opinion | I keep a family photo at my front door. It’ll stay there until toxic attitudes toward Black lives go away.

August

American Catholics and the Black Lives Matter Movement

2019

August

White House rebuffed attempts by DHS to make combating domestic terrorism a higher priority

May

Among the Beneficiaries of Trump’s Tariff Bailout for Farmers? A Brazilian-Owned Meat Company