Trump assaults U.S. military

Mapping Trump’s Assault On U.S. Military

“Trump Floats the Idea of Executing Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley” Trump wrote Mark Milley’s phone call to reassure China in the aftermath of the storming of the Capitol on January 6, 2021, was “an act so egregious that, in times gone by, the punishment would have been DEATH.”  Trump’s rhetoric is dangerous, not just because …

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Follow the Jan 6th coup plotters with a relationship map

Charting the Coup Plotters: A Visual Relationship Map

How do you track of the coup plotters behind the scheme to overthrow American democracy? Indictments provide a lot of details, but understanding all the facts can be confusing. That’s where relationship maps come in handy. Such maps make it possible to get the big picture and then dig in for details which can include …

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How Republicans follow the Nazi Playbook

How Republicans follow the Nazi playbook

On the seventh anniversary of the deadly Pulse nightclub shooting in Florida, Nazis protest in front of Disney World in Orlando. “Anti-Trans Politicians Are Following the Nazi Playbook. Right-wingers don’t have any answers for the issues that matter, so they’re viciously attacking a vulnerable minority.” – Other Words How did Nazis persecute the LGBTQ as …

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Fox News Hate For Money Racket stokes hate, racism and antisemitism

Fox News Hate-for-Profit Racket

Fox News is a ‘Hate-for-Profit Racket’ – Elizabeth Warren “Fox News is a hate-for-profit racket that gives a megaphone to racists and conspiracists—it’s designed to turn us against each other, risking life and death consequences, to provide cover for the corruption that’s rotting our government and hollowing out our middle class. Hate-for-profit works only if …

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How to profile a domestic extremist

How to profile a domestic extremist

What do domestic extremists have in common? Learn more about political extremism and violence with the free PIRUS app by START from the Department of Homeland Security. The Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the U.S. (PIRUS) contains information on the backgrounds, attributes, and radicalization processes of over 3,200 extremists in the U.S. from 1948-2021. PIRUS helps you understand …

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What is an incel? Incels – short for “involuntary celibates”. Incels “forge a sense of identity around a perceived inability to form sexual or romantic relationships”. They may blame themselves, society at large and specifically women (most self-identified Incels are men) for these perceived failures, and therefore feel a bitterness towards women and themselves.

What is an Incel?

‘Incel’ Violence, Misogynistic Extremism on the Rise, Secret Service Warns – NewsWeek “Incel” is often used to describe men who feel unable to obtain romantic or sexual relationships with women, to which they feel entitled. Incel describes an online subculture that exists within the “manosphere” – a network of blogs and forums frequented by groups …

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Political demonizing spawns bloodshed

Political demonizing spawns bloodshed

It will be hard not to hit her with the speaker’s gavel joked Kevin McCarthy. – CNN Attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband follows years of GOP demonizing her. – Washington Post House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy joked that it “will be hard not to hit” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with the speaker’s gavel if Republicans take control …

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Facebook's algorithm monetizes misery to sell more ads

Facebook’s algorithm monetizes misery

“British Ruling Pins Blame on Social Media for Teenager’s Suicide” – NYT An inquest ruled that harmful online content contributed to the 14-year-old’s death. Ian Russell accused Meta, the owner of Facebook and Instagram, of guiding his daughter on a “demented trail of life-sucking content”, after the landmark ruling raised the regulatory pressure on social …

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Corporate sponsored insurrection as companies donate to Republican National Committee.

Corporate sponsored insurrection

Corporations fund Republicans claiming that the deadly Jan 6 insurrection was legitimate discourse. “Many corporations publicly condemned the Jan 6 insurrection and those lawmakers who voted against certification, and some pledged to no longer donate to their campaigns. But as time has passed, the condemnation from corporate America over January 6 and the Big Lie appears to be abating. Some of the corporations that pledged to …

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