Thursday’s news links – Jan. 7, 2021

Vision emerges of police moving barricades to allow rioters into US Capitol, taking selfies

Cop Seen Taking A Selfie With Rioter Who Stormed The Capitol

Kid glove treatment of pro-Trump mob contrasts with strong-arm police tactics against Black Lives Matter, activists say Washington Post

Protest response: Capitol vs. Standing Rock Indian Country Today

New Lawmaker Slammed for Saying ‘Hitler Was Right’

West Virginia Lawmaker Among Mob Storming Capitol

State capitals under siege by pro-Trump mobs TheHill

This Violent Insurrection Is What Trump Wanted

Remove Trump Tonight The Atlantic

As so often with Trump, he has indicated the plan in advance: Use the Insurrection Act to somehow interfere with the transition of power. He could try it this very day.

Ex-Joint Chiefs Chair Says Trump Isn’t Done

Some Cabinet Members Discussing 25th Amendment

Manufacturers Ask Pence to Invoke 25th Amendment

Pence Mobilized National Guard at Capitol, Not Trump

Giuliani to Senator: ‘Try to Just Slow it Down’

The president’s lawyer tries to block the count of the Electoral College votes.

Unruly mob on D.C. flight adds new security task for flight crews

Earlier on Trump coup attempt

Fox News: ‘Peaceful’ MAGA Mob Storming Capitol Is ‘Huge Victory’

Ivanka Trump Calls Violent Mob ‘American Patriots’

Giuliani Says Republicans Who Won’t Shred Democracy For Trump Should Leave Party

This Is a Coup The Atlantic

‘This is a coup attempt’: Lawmakers with military experience condemn the right-wing protests and compare it to Iraq deployments Business Insider

Global news outlets are calling pro-Trump protesters storming the US Capitol a ‘coup de force’ Business Insider

This is a coup. Trump’s been leading the country toward this for 5 years. Business Insider

‘We love you. You’re very special’: Trump tells his violent supporters who stormed the Capitol to ‘go home’ after repeating his false claims about the election being ‘fraudulent’ Business Insider

A pipe bomb was reportedly found at RNC headquarters and destroyed by authorities, and a suspicious package arrived at DNC headquarters Business Insider

A noose is seen while supporters of President Donald Trump gather on the West side of the Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 6, 2021.

The Corporations Funding the End of Democracy New Republic

Giuliani Proposes ‘Trial by Combat’ Political Wire

The Return Of “Highly Likely”: U.S. Intelligence Admits It Has No Evidence, But Russia Behind “Massive Cyber-Attack” South Front

Video Shows NYPD Officer Kneeling On Man’s Neck During Arrest In Queens Gothamist


“Fascism is an expression of the decay & disintegration of the capitalist economy & a symptom of the bourgeois state’s dissolution. … Fascism is rooted, indeed, in the dissolution of the capitalist economy and the bourgeois state. ” – Clara Zetkin


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