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Harlan Ullman, Daily times
After Robert E. Lee and his officers surrendered at Appomattox court house, Ulysses S. Grant agreed to pardon them from charges of treason provided they maintained terms of parole. Afterwards, though, others tried to bring civil charges against Lee and his officers, threatening unending reprisals for the war. Grant, in his wisdom, urged the country to heal and to keep the terms he had agreed to at Appomattox. 160 yea...
Editors, Al Jazeera
The anti-government Boogaloo movement is seeking to distance itself from radical right-wing groups and instead cooperate with radical anarchist and left-wing groups in a strategy to try to overhthrow the US government from within. The latest tactic, called "agorism," is a plan to work with community organizers throughout the country to try to bleed the government dry of tax revenues, bringing the government to a standstill. The...
Editors, Yale News
Rachel Lynett's new place is set in the fictional world of a post-second Civil War. Bronx Bay, an all-Black state is established in order to protect “Blackness.” As Jules’ new partner, Yael, moves into town, community members argue whether Yael, who is Dominican, can stay. Questions of safety and protection surround both Jules and Yael as the utopia of Bronx Bay confronts where the line is when it comes to defining who is Black an...
Gisela Pérez de Acaha, Kathryn Hurd, and Ellie Lightfoot, PBS
An extensive examination of Boogaloo Boy Steven Carrillo's attempt to start a second civil war and the connection with the wider increase in domestic militia groups. Also included here a video of the full-length Frontline documentary "American Insurrection"
Ramech Thakur, Spectator: Australia
America's mainstream media has an evident bias against conservatives, but its support of the effort to destroy Donald Trump with stories such as the Russia Collusion hoax have weakened America's foreign policy now. Rather than democracy dying in darkness, it dies when the media lies.
Sarah Hansen and Janet Novack, Forbes - April 10
The Trump administration's corporate tax breaks affected Blue states more than Red because the budgets of the former are more dependent on corporate revenues than the latter. Now leaders in Blue states are hoping that Democrats in Congress will reverse the Trump tax reforms and relieve them of the need to raise state corporate tax rates. This divide between Red and Blue states is yet another example of how Americans are incr...
The Michael Savage Show
We’re in the first stages of a civil war; our top military advisors have been pushed away by Biden; our foreign policy will lead to more wars; Biden allowing Covid infected illegals into the country with help from leftist groups; what the CIA has to say about insurgency movements; Stalin started with hate and led to atrocities, then totalitarianism; Lincoln was authoritarian during the American Civil War; the economic...
Whether this is one of the most divided moments in American history. How have these fractured moments come up in our prior history? What role is the emergence of multiracial democracy playing in this current divisive moment? What role has race played in the divisions of the past? Can a polity come back from such serious fragmentation? How have we gotten past it before, or have we?
The Elan Morrison Program
We need to end the white supremacy of black people attacking Asians! BLM leader bought 4 houses... despite supposedly being a Marxist. An ad from Patrisse Khan-Cullors. Ivanka got her vaccine, and liberals wished her nothing but well... Inflation is on the rise. In Canada (and America, but we don't discuss that now) fascism is on the rise. Another black man was killed by cops and people rioted...