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Urgent Need to Aggressively Investigate Capitol Insurrection Security Failure

Interview with Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, executive director of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, conducted by Scott Harris

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Trump’s GOP Enablers Must be Held Accountable for 4-Year Assault on Democracy

Interview with Sasha Abramsky, freelance journalist and author, conducted by Scott Harris

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Countering ‘Toxic Christianity’s’ Role in the Trump-Incited Capitol Attack

Interview with Rev. Nathan Empsall, Episcopal priest, and campaigns director with Faithful America, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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  • India’s highest court suspends implementation of new farm laws
  • South Africa braces for possible 25% cut in government jobs
  • Immigrants lacked soap as COVID spread in ICE detention centers

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By backing the filbuster, “Democratic” @SenatorSinema of Arizona has totally empowered Mitch McConnell. She needs to be primaried!!! Who will step forward???

@AbramskySasha's interview here describes why Trump and his enablers have to be held accountable for their 4-year-assault on democracy https://t.co/MPnnsXi2ZM #CapitolRiots #impeachment

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Plain and simple, Trump and his enablers need to be held accountable for their assault on democracy, otherwise they will do it again. As Sasha Abramsky, Nation magazine columnist says:

"{Trump)’s basically been saying for the last several months, 'I will only accept an election result if I win that election.' And he’s been telling his supporters, 'If I don’t win the election, it means there was fraud. And if there’s fraud, it means we have to do something to take the country back.'

And his supporters have been taking him at his word and his acolytes, people like Rudy Giuliani or these really extreme conspiracists — attorneys like Lin Woods and Sydney Powell — they’ve been sort of percolating with this evermore fanatical vision of what post-election America should look like. ..." More here.

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1) Thomas Saenz, president and general counsel with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, MALDEF, discusses his group's response to the Biden administration's proposals to reverse the punitive immigration policies put in place by the Trump regime, and move toward substantive immigration reform, and the coming national and Congressional debate on reform legislation.

2) Saqib Bhatti, Co-Executive Director of the Action Center on Race and the Economy (ACRE) talks about his group's campaign sending letters to pension funds across the U.S., including Blackstone Group and Fidelity, demanding they suspend all campaign contributions to the Republican Party, its associated entities, and all Republican candidates until every Republican member of Congress who incited, enabled, or supported the January 6th insurrection or voted against certifying all of the electoral votes from the 2020 Presidential election is removed from office.

3) Mike Giglio, author of “Shatter the Nations: ISIS and the War for the Caliphate,” talks about his recent Intercept article, "What's Next for the Militias: The Capitol riot has forced a reckoning inside America’s militant groups?"and issues related to the mindset driving the groups involved in the violent January 6th Capitol insurrection.

4) Lindsay Farrell, Senior Political Strategist with the national Working Families Party and Sauda Baraka, former chair of the Bridgeport, CT Board of Education, discuss WFP Connecticut's January 26th teach in: "Schools, Race, and Housing in Connecticut," focused on issues related to racial and economic segregation in Connecticut that has created wide racial disparities in the state's education system.

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