Some thoughts on the Capitol attack and building a more democratic nation
Democracy in Crisis
EDITORIAL: WE STAND FOR DEMOCRACY
DigBoston newspaper will resist any attempt to impose martial law on the US
MUCH LOVE AND GRIM SOLIDARITY: BAYNARD WOODS TAKES STOCK IN THE LAST DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS COLUMN
Now, more than 70 columns later, either that has changed, or I was wrong-headed from the start. The Trump regime has taken up so much air from every other story that, while it is wildly important and has implications everywhere, I believe that each of these papers is better served following up on the way Trump’s policies affect their local communities.
TRUMP’S ABSURD THEATER OF CRUELTY
How the regime wants you to be outraged about all the wrong things
TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN AND THE POLITICS OF THE PSYCHEDELIC RENAISSANCE
I took a massive dose of mushrooms at the beginning of the Trump regime. I was trying to prepare myself for the worst, like they do in the studies for cancer patients that have been carried out at Johns Hopkins.
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: 500 DAYS IN HELL
Reminding you of some of the absurdities of our world that you may have mercifully forgotten
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: THE BRADY BUNCH
Prosecutors in the J20 case sanctioned for failing to inform defense about evidence
DRUG WARRIORS: CIA-CONTRA COCAINE CONSPIRACY FALL GUY “FREEWAY” RICKY ROSS TALKS OLIVER NORTH
As outrageous amounts of cocaine entered the country, guys like Ross bought and sold it, and the boys below him cooked it up and sold it as crack, creating an epidemic in neighborhoods that cops couldn’t give a shit about—at least until they could arrest everybody for the drugs the government allowed into the country with a wink and a nod.
THE RED SEA: TEACHERS WANT BETTER PAY, LAWMAKERS WANT CORPORATE TAX BREAKS
Since gaining control of the legislature in 2011, North Carolina Republicans have been on a singular mission to make life better for their wealthy and corporate allies.
THE CASE OF EMILIO GUTIERREZ SOTO POINTS TOWARD A GRIM FUTURE FOR PRESS FREEDOM
Gutierrez knew they were serious. In April 2007, he shared a byline with a reporter named Armando Rodriguez. The story was about a third reporter, Saul Noe Martinez Ortega, who “was found wrapped in a blanket and appeared to have been dead for several days, possibly after his kidnapping that took place last Monday, April 16, in the city of Agua Prieta, Sonora.”