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The enduring allure of conspiracies

Reset Conspiracy theories seem to meet psychological needs and can be almost impossible to eradicate. One remedy: Keep them from taking root in the first place. By Greg Miller 1.14.2021 Assorted Ideas, Large & Small The United States of America was founded on a conspiracy theory. In the […]

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At protests that draw counter-protesters, people on the left more likely to face arrest

by Clark Merrefield, Journalist’s ResourceJanuary 12, 2021 As hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters took over the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6, journalists chronicled the striking differences in how law enforcement officials treated the insurrectionists compared with how they treated racial justice protesters who marched in dozens of cities […]

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“Where They Countin’ the Votes?!”: New Video Details Tense Moments as Capitol Mob Sought Out Lawmakers

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. This story originally appeared in ProPublica. by Jack Gillum, video by Lucas Waldron and Maya Eliahou More than 10 million people have seen the video shot by HuffPost reporter […]

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‘Turn in your pin and get out’: Several congresswomen denounce their colleagues’ role in the Capitol riot

After a mob stormed the Capitol on January 6 in an attempt to overturn the presidential election results, lawmakers called for accountability. Mariel Padilla Originally published by The 19th We’re the only newsroom dedicated to writing about gender, politics and policy. Subscribe to our newsletter today. Several Democratic women […]