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Lawmakers Fear More Violence Ahead Of Inauguration Day : Insurrection At The Capitol: Live Updates – NPR

| January 12, 2021

At a bus stop on Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest in Washington, D.C., a notice from the FBI seeks information about people pictured during the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Al Drago/Getty Images hide caption At a bus stop on Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest in Washington, D.C., a notice from the FBI seeks information about people pictured during the riot at the U.S.

The Big Question: Can the U.S. Defuse Violent Right-Wing Extremism? – BloombergQuint

| January 10, 2021

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- This is one of a series of interviews by Bloomberg Opinion columnists on how to solve todays most pressing policy challenges. It has been condensed and edited.

Opinion: We have to work together to protect democracy from threats – The Detroit News

| January 10, 2021

Carolyn Normandin and Kamilia Landrum Published 9:57 p.m.

Sacha Baron Cohen on Facebook, Twitter and Trump – Variety

| January 10, 2021

On Friday, Twitter banned Donald Trump from his favorite platform, citing the 45th presidents potential to whip up more violence after the weeks deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol. The ban followed Mark Zuckerbergs decision to bar Trump indefinitely from Facebook, limiting the presidents ability to communicate directly to tens of millions of his most diehard supporters.

Extremists intensify calls for violence ahead of Inauguration Day – WDJT

| January 10, 2021

By Rob Kuznia, Curt Devine, Scott Bronstein and Bob Ortega, CNN (CNN) -- "Trump or war. Today

Trump Helped Take Extremist Views From The Fringes Of Society To A Mob Attacking The Capitol – FiveThirtyEight

| January 10, 2021

Faith in the integrity of the presidential election has been concerningly low for months in large part because of President Trumps repeated false claims that the election was stolen from him. And on Wednesday, we saw an extreme example of the consequences of that mistrust when pro-Trump extremists briefly but violently occupied the U.S.

US Capitol: Q-Anon, Confederate flag man, and Baked Alaska – here are the people who stormed the building – Sky News

| January 10, 2021

As protesters stormed America's home of democracy, the focus quickly turned to who they are - and why they were there. Among the sea of "Make America Great Again" red caps there were those dressed in elaborate costumes and others wearing what appeared to be full-on assault gear, while some brandished highly offensive flags and clothing. Sky News looks at some who have been identified: Ashli Babbitt The 35-year-old Air Force veteran was shot dead by a plain-clothed police officer after storming the Capitol with other protesters and attempting to enter the House chamber, Washington Police Chief Robert Contee said

Domestic terrorism and hate exploded in 2020. Here’s what the Biden administration must do. – ABC News

| January 1, 2021

A few weeks ago, several members of President-elect Joe Biden's transition team set up a Zoom meeting with senior members of the Anti-Defamation League, the group that studies and tracks hate crimes, to hear recommendations for fighting domestic terrorism and right-wing extremism. The weighty meeting, focused on one of the most complex threats facing America today, was initiated in the simplest of ways: The ADL requested a meeting through a form on Biden's transition team website

Arizona hate crimes bounced back in 2019, experts fear a surge in 2020 – Cronkite News

| January 1, 2021

Hate crimes driven by religious bias are typically among the most frequent hate crimes in Arizona, after race and sexual orientation.

Weeks-Old Statue of Breonna Taylor Is Battered in Oakland, Calif. – The New York Times

| January 1, 2021

The clay took several months for a Bay Area sculptor to shape with his hands into a likeness of Breonna Taylor, which he finished with a dark brown satin glaze. But less than two weeks after the statue memorializing Ms. Taylor was installed in a busy downtown plaza in Oakland, Calif., its creator, Leo Carson, said he held the broken pieces of the vandalized ceramic bust in those same hands


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