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Psychological Analysis: Why Some People Refuse to Accept COVID-19 Realities

January 11, 2021  |  Susan McDonald Science tells us face masks, hand hygiene and vaccines protect us against COVID-19, but the noise of concurrent world and…

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Get off the plane’: Passengers shout down Trump rioters as they’re thrown off flight home

January 10, 2021. Sarah K. Burris One man was filmed having a fit in the airport after he found out he was put on the…

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Capitol police officer forced to argue with men in his National Guard unit the attack wasn’t fake

January 10, 2021 Sarah K. Burris   The Guardian wrote extensively about the military failing to remove extremists from their ranks over the summer. “Military veterans have…

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Why Police Aggression Is Far More Pronounced Against Left-Leaning Protesters

By Maggie Koerth and Galen Druke Published Jan. 8, 2021 Maggie Koerth is a senior science writer for FiveThirtyEight.   @maggiekb1 While watching footage of the pro-Trump mob storming the U.S….

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Trey Gowdy rattles Fox News host by saying Trump incited riot: ‘Did you listen to the president’s speech?’

By David Edwards Former U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) seemed to catch Fox News host Sandra Smith off guard on Thursday after he blamed President…

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Excellent: Putin and Kremlin media thrilled by images of Trump supporters storming US Capitol

By Tom Boggioni. According to a report from the Daily Beast’s Russian media observer, Julia Davis, the Kremlin — and Vladimir Putin in particular — could…

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‘Once you engage in political violence, it becomes easier to do it again’ – an expert on political violence reflects on events at the Capitol

Naomi Schalit, The Conversation Editor’s note: Ore Koren is a scholar of civil conflict and political violence. Before the November 2020 election, he wrote a…

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Traditional stereotypes about masculinity may help explain support for Trump

by  Pennsylvania State University American politicians have long been expected to uphold a certain veneer: powerful, influential and never vulnerable. New Penn State research has found…

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Voting machine company behind so many surprise wins this year raises some questions

[FD: I don’t purposely publish conspiracy stories, but I do know the math, and in this article and similar published reporting – something doesn’t add…

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The Trump Administration Keeps Awarding Border Wall Contracts but Doesn’t Own the Land to Build On

The government’s strategy of awarding contracts before acquiring titles to land in Texas has led to millions of dollars in costs for delays. Things could…

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