One Year After January 6: The State of the Right and the Re-Legitimization of the State
Today politicians will commemorate the anniversary of the Storming of the Capitol as the day that democracy was saved from an attack of wild Trump supporters. But the advance of the far Right won’t be stopped by the Democrats or by putting our faith in the undemocratic institutions of the United States.
Enid BrainJanuary 6, 2022
Against BLM Demands, D.C. Mayor Pushes for Huge Increase in Capitol Police Budget
The U.S. Capitol police currently receive $516 million and are to receive $50 million more for the 2021 fiscal year. Increasing police budgets and security staffers will not quell the far Right.
K.S. MehtaJanuary 17, 2021
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls the Capitol the “Citadel of Democracy”
While speaking out against the ultra-right white supremacist mob that stormed the Capitol last week, AOC referred to the Capitol as the “citadel of democracy.” Organizing and speaking out against the right should not mean glorifying the imperialist, capitalist U.S. Capitol and what takes place within its walls.
Tatiana CozzarelliJanuary 16, 2021