Tag Archives: January 6 insurrection

Political Solution: Dissolve the People

Brecht’s “The Solution” captures current GOP voter suppression attempts.

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GOP Has Perfected Invisibility

If Trump’s GOP is not held accountable for January 6, it will be Wells’s “Invisible Man” redux.

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The GOP’s Trojan Horse: A Coup Attempt?

The Trojans, thinking the Greeks have left, let their guard down. Are Democrats being overly complacent about the prospect of a GOP coup?

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On Soothing Riotous Mobs

“Aeneid” has a passage that brings the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection to mind. And shows how a great leader would have handled it.

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Is a Fair Election Fight Still Possible?

“Prince Caspian” has a fight that foregrounds the issues the U.S. confronts regarding free and fair elections.

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Hawthorne Understood Mobs

Hawthorne writes about the kind of mob that invaded the U.S. Capitol in “My Kinsman, Major Molineux.”

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