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The Case for Prosecuting Donald Trump

Boston Globe Editors Boston Globe
Trump’s presidency made clear that our institutions are currently incapable of holding presidents accountable for breaking the law. Unless he faces consequences, the message to future corrupt leaders is that they will not face consequences either.

The Big Lie

Eli Zaretsky London Review of Books
Hitler defined the Big Lie as an untruth so colossal that people ‘would not believe that others could distort the truth so infamously’. Trump’s claim that he won the election ‘in a landslide’ and victory was stolen from him is a lie of this sort.

Tidbits - Feb. 18, 2021 - Reader Comments: No One is Above the Law; Climate Briefing; Fast Food Workers; Affordable Housing; John Sweeney; Black Panther Party; Jazz and Race; Rosa Luxemburg symposium; Working-Class New York Revisited; more...

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Reader Comments: No One is Above the Law; Climate Briefing; Fast Food Workers; Affordable Housing - New York's Coops; John Sweeney; Black Panther Party; Jazz and Race; International symposium - Rosa Luxemburg; Working-Class New York Revisited; more.

Friday Nite Videos | February 12, 2021

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Jordan Klepper Asks Trump Supporters: Impeachment V1 or V2? I Love America | Spoken Word. The Fight for a $15 Minimum Wage. Judas and the Black Messiah. New Video of Roger Stone with Proud Boys Leaders.

Tidbits - Feb. 11, 2021 - Reader Comments: Impeachment, Now Conviction; Marjorie Taylor Greene; Fascism, Fascist Propaganda; Amazon Workers; Karen Lewis; Anne Feeney; Abortion; Medicare for All; Tipped Workers; Announcements; and more....

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Reader Comments: Impeachment, Now Conviction; Marjorie Taylor Greene; Fascism and Fascist Propaganda; Amazon Workers - Solidarity Builds; Karen Lewis; Anne Feeney; Abortion; Medicare for All; Tipped Workers; Announcements; and more....

What Trump’s Prosecution Omits

Jules Bernstein American Prospect
House prosecutors should make clear that Trump’s conduct wasn’t merely ‘dastardly,’ but specifically criminal.

Your Last Opportunity: Let's Make Waves Together

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Because of Portside, a lot of people who are determined to make their own history will have the tools to do it -- the emotional sustenance, the information, the analysis, the connections -- to meet the extraordinary situation we all confront.
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