Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva speaks to reporters during a news conference on Jan. 23, 2023.
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President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will meet with President Biden at the White House on Feb. 10, 2023, to discuss several joint issues. But democracy is job one.
The Lincoln Memorial as depicted in the first column of 1/6.
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Comic book creators with a history of galvanising social action on America’s streets have created a graphic novel about the US Capitol attacks.
Rioters break windows and breach the Capitol building in an attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
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The insights of an ancient historian show that the causes of civil unrest are often the same over time and across societies.
Why deep state conspiracies keep on spinning out of control.
A member of the National Guard patrols the U.S. Capitol on March 4, 2021.
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The rise in contemporary right-wing political extremism – and violence – can be traced back to events in the 1990s.
Lies don’t have to spread far to cause problems.
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Worrying about how many people believe false ideas misses the real danger – that people are influenced by them whether they believe them or not.
Members of the Oath Keepers stand outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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Nationalist militia groups like the Oath Keepers have changed over the last several years – especially since the Capitol attack – in a few important ways, generally becoming more extreme.
The investigation into the January 6 Capitol riots asks: is the nation’s well-being ensured by allegiance to its laws or its leaders? The founding fathers chose the former – could we say the same for Trump’s inner circle?
Vice President Mike Pence returned to the House chamber to finish the process of counting the electoral votes in the early morning of Jan. 7, 2021.
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The vice president has said he looks forward to meeting the framers of the Constitution in heaven. That is not the mindset of someone with short-term vision.
Greg Jacob, who was counsel to former Vice President Mike Pence, and Michael Luttig, a retired federal judge, testified about the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
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Today’s media landscape is a far cry from the days of Watergate. A media scholar looks at the challenge the Jan. 6 committee faces in getting the hearings to break through in the age of TikTok.
A video image shows the U.S. Capitol grounds being breached as the House Jan. 6 committee holds its first public hearing.
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The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol held its first hearing to present what it has learned during its almost year-long probe. Three scholars analyze the event.
Pro-Trump protesters approach the entrance to the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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On the eve of public hearings held by Congress’ January 6 investigative committee, a former oversight staffer for the House of Representatives explains what such hearings aim to accomplish.
Will House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy attempt to defy subpoena?
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Framers of the Constitution put in a clause giving lawmakers immunity from liability for any ‘speech or debate.’ Interpreting it may be key in the battle to get some Republicans to testify.
Delivered under the eyes of history.
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Rioters at the Capitol represented a ‘dagger against the throat’ of American democracy, President Biden said in an address laden with imagery.
Domestic extremists were involved in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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Addressing American domestic radicalism will require new ways of thinking about the nation’s problems, and new ways of solving them.
Farewell to a ‘Patriot’, Trump supporters saluting at a memorial for Ashli Babbitt, who was shot and killed during the riot at the US Capitol on January 6.
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The word ‘patriot’ has a particular meaning to many Americans. But some of them took their idea of patriotism a bit far on January 6.
The U.S. Capitol is modeled on the baroque Cathedrals of Europe, which were built to honor monarchs and popes.
The domed neoclassical Capitol building was inspired by European cathedrals and the Roman Pantheon – shrines to imperial power, not rule by and for the people.
A BLM protester in front of the Ohio State House.
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Two leaders in academia weigh in how numbers and statistics can enforce institutional racism.
Rioters clash with police as they try to enter the Capitol building.
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The whole world saw the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol. How will the textbooks read by America’s students describe what took place?
Images taken by the media of the Capitol storming could help law enforcement identify participants.
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Journalists say that if they are forced to turn over to law enforcement any news information they have gathered, it will erode the trust of sources and the public – and place them in danger.