The large picture today is of a president increasingly isolated as protests increase and establishment figures turn against him and the politics he represents. That large picture is made up of many individual moments. Protests continued for a tenth day today in the face of ongoi…
Social media roiled all day as users tried to figure out who were the soldiers in Washington, D.C. wearing no identification and saying they reported t…
Heather Cox Richardson
Last evening, the White House ordered Lafayette Square cleared of protesters so Trump could walk from the building to nearby St. John’s Episcopal Churc…
Heather Cox Richardson
Trump began the day with a call to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Shortly after, he called American state governors. In the 55-minute call, he told …
Heather Cox Richardson
Protests continue across the country in the wake of George Floyd's murder by police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis last Monday. Black Americans a…
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It is too early to know what is actually happening inside the protests and riots happening in cities across the country, especially Minneapolis, after …
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“The old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born: now is the time of monsters.” America feels completely chaotic today. Protesters are m…
Heather Cox Richardson
The coronavirus pandemic has ripped the remaining tatters of cover off this country’s racial inequality as black Americans are dying in much higher num…
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