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 domed neoclassical Capitol building was inspired by European cathedrals and the Roman Pantheon – shrines to imperial power, not rule by and for the people.
Two leaders in academia weigh in how numbers and statistics can enforce institutional racism.
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?
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.
What did all those weird tattoos mean?
As the raid on the U.S. Capitol has shown, some kinds of rhetoric can set fire to the world — and it exists in Canada, too. Here's how to tamp it down and focus on positive forms of rhetoric.
The vast majority of US workers are deemed "at will," which means they can be fired at any time, without notice, and for any reason.
Donald Trump has failed to understand that the constitutional separation of powers in the United States is its source of strength, not weakness.
When supporters of Donald Trump stormed into the US Capitol in Washington, it wasn't the first time this had happened. The last time was during a British invasion in 1814.
The attack on the U.S. Capitol follows some familiar patterns of violence inspired by politicians around the world who won't accept electoral defeats.
The first amendment could not have anticipated the rise of digital media which has profoundly changed the nature of public speech.
The insurrection at the Capitol was unprecedented. So too was the coverage, according to a scholar who monitors how media reports on protests
U.S. citizens and lawmakers failed to account for the threat to democracy that resulted in the storming of the Capitol. This reflects a denial of the series of events that led to this moment.
Donald Trump's tenure as president reveals how pathologies are part of what Americans see as their "exceptionalism."
Far-right Trump supporters are afraid American democracy has been overturned by their left-leaning 'opponents', even as they themselves actively undermine liberal democratic values and institutions.
Years ago it may have been inconceivable to think events such as today's riots could occur. But the writing was on the wall — and we missed our chance to fix things.
Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol on Jan. 6, disrupting Congress's certification of Joe Biden as president-elect. Coup experts explain this violent insurrection wasn't technically a coup.
A conflict scholar calls events at the U.S. Capitol 'a messy riot where people lashed out at the heart of American democracy.'
Trump has claimed for weeks the election is stolen. Having fired up his supporters in this way, it became much harder to control mob behaviour.