Sept. 21, 2017
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Charlottesville and the Shattering of America

Eyewitness accounts to the protests and carnage that could be Anytown, USA

Democracy in Crisis Right-wing militia types wielding assault rifles and wearing MAGA patches on paramilitary uniforms roamed through the crowd. ... It felt like something horrible would happen.

Sunday, August 13, 2017 Baynard Woods

Raising Hell in the Halls of Power

Activist Medea Benjamin doesn’t stop working long enough to reflect much on her long career

Democracy in Crisis Medea Benjamin, the firebrand activist and author of a dozen-odd books, looks surprisingly small in the midst of a lunchtime crowd.

Friday, July 21, 2017 Baynard Woods

Video Evidence

Police body cam video reveals details about Inauguration Day ‘kettling’ of protesters

Democracy in Crisis In police body-camera footage obtained by Democracy in Crisis, the scene in Washington, DC, on Jan. 20, 2017 shows the war zone our nation really is right now.

Monday, July 17, 2017 Baynard Woods

A DeMinted Constitutional Convention?

Prominent conservative signs on for attempt to change the Constitution

Democracy in Crisis In the early years of the Obama era, then-Senator Jim DeMint embodied a series of contradictions in the American character.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Baynard Woods

Outrage and Ecstasy

Queer dance party descends on Mitch McConnell’s house in anger over health care repeal

Democracy in Crisis  A swanky stretch of C Street near the Capitol in Washington D.C. is blocked by a raucous crowd dancing in front of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s house on an unseasonably cool summ

Thursday, June 29, 2017 Baynard Woods

Dream Darker

The indictment of journalist Aaron Cantú portends grim future for the First Amendment

Democracy in Crisis Dozens of defendants, each sitting with their own lawyer, fill a Washington, DC, courtroom, looking like college students wearing their nicest clothes for a job interview. It is far more serious than that.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Baynard Woods


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