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Why are likely Jan 6 defendants so nonchalant about going to prison?

I’ve spent some time thinking about this. Among some quick and easy answers: They don’t fully understand what they’re facing, because… They are appallingly ignorant about our history, our laws, our prosecutorial agencies such as the DOJ, and our conventions. … Continue reading

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Part 3. The matriarch of all revolutions

You thought we were finished? Oh no. Bannon’s revolution is finished — except for the prison sentences. But in the Russian Revolution, the battiness continued. When I left off excerpting Victor Sebestyen’s narrative of the Russian Revolution in his biography … Continue reading

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A peaceful march for human rights

The petition made specific demands: open discussions between the workers and the government, an eight-hour working day, a minimum wage of one ruble a day, more hygienic factories, an income tax, an amnesty for political prisoners, universal suffrage, education and … Continue reading

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