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  1. capitol riot
    Multiple Extremist Group Members Arrested: Live UpdatesThe FBI is continuing to round up rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol. Meanwhile, Sunday’s state capitol protests were a non-event.
  2. capitol insurrection
    ‘It Was No Accident’Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on surviving the siege.
  3. first tuesday in november
    Cities Are Preparing for Election Night Protests With Curfews and PlywoodBoarding up windows, locking down, and anticipating an unsettled outcome.
  4. four long years
    The Birth of an Extraordinary Modern Progressive MovementThe last four years have been an era of radical right-wing rule in Washington — and of remarkable left-wing populist response.
  5. the city politic
    Corey Johnson on Why He’s Dropping Out of the New York City Mayoral Race“I was maybe not feeling my best self,” said the City Council Speaker. “But I felt like I couldn’t really acknowledge that.”
  6. ron desantis
    Ron DeSantis Is Risking Floridians’ Lives to Benefit TrumpThe governor’s sycophantic Trump relationship led to disastrous COVID outcomes, and now he’s pushing looser penalties for drivers who kill protesters.
  7. policing
    You Can’t Vote Out the PoliceThe problem of the police riot goes beyond partisan and even electoral remedies.
  8. ideas
    How Fantasy Triumphed Over Reality in American PoliticsThat doesn’t mean that the nation is on the verge of collapse, or even in decline. A new phase of history might be just beginning.
  9. kenosha
    Conservatives Are Defending a White Teen Charged With Killing ProtestersThe argument is basic: All white people can be cops if they want to be.
  10. new york city
    New York’s Most Virulent Opponent of Police ReformDuring his nearly two decades as head of the NYPD’s sergeants union, Ed Mullins has fought virtually every attempt to curb brutality and corruption.
  11. covid diary
    Harlem Is the Song of SummerAfter a cruel, quiet spring, the neighborhood wakes up.
  12. protests
    Portland’s Bigger Policing Problem Was Always LocalTrump’s agents may leave Portland. Police brutality won’t.
  13. feature
    Two Lawyers, a Summer of Unrest, and a Molotov CocktailWhat would make a young professional with everything to lose throw a gasoline-filled Bud Light bottle at a cop car?
  14. empires
    Trump’s Authoritarian Theater Was Just for Show, Until It Wasn’tThe presence of federal forces in Portland marks, for the president, a political strategy ripe for replication anytime he faces the will of voters.
  15. politics
    What Happened at Attorney General Barr’s Five-Hour House HearingBarr defended sending federal agents to Portland and other cities, and his heated exchanges with grandstanding Democrats yielded little substance.
  16. protests
    What We Know About the Austin BLM Protest ShootingGarrett Foster was shot and killed on Saturday night in an altercation with a motorist who had turned into an intersection full of protesters.
  17. portland
    Trump Administration Sends More Federal Officers to PortlandThe 100-plus federal agents at the courthouse have made the unrest worse. As many as 150 more are reportedly on their way.
  18. protests
    Portland Mayor Jeered by Protesters, Teargassed by Federal AgentsIt wasn’t a great night for Ted Wheeler.
  19. george floyd protests
    Meet the Young Activists Leading New York’s Black Lives Matter ProtestsMany have yet to vote for president. Some just graduated from high school. But now thousands are following their lead to march for racial justice.
  20. politics
    John Lewis Never Lost HopeThe congressman and civil-rights legend died on Friday. He recently spoke with Zak Cheney-Rice about why he stayed the course.
  21. portland
    Unidentified Federal Agents Are Detaining Protesters in Portland“It’s like stop and frisk meets Guantanamo Bay,” one Oregon attorney said.
  22. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  23. trump tweets
    Trump Retweets Video of White Couple Pointing Guns at ProtestersJust a day after he boosted a clip of a supporter shouting “white power.”
  24. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: You Say You Want a Revolution?Even good and important causes can morph from an exercise in overdue reform into a radical political movement.
  25. protests
    Today’s Multiracial Protest Coalition Stands on a Shaky FoundationMany of the likely factors that caused the recent upsurge in dissent are fleeting and contingent.
  26. protests
    The Police Are Still RiotingCompton, California; Columbus, Ohio; and Richmond, Virginia, all saw outbreaks of police violence against protesters on Sunday.
  27. politics
    How Bill de Blasio Lost New YorkWeeks into the George Floyd protests, the mayor has alienated his constituents, the police, and even his own staff.
  28. tomorrow
    Why Don’t Americans Trust the Public-Health Experts?Maybe because the public-health experts don’t trust them.
  29. breonna taylor
    One of the Officers Who Shot Breonna Taylor Is Getting FiredBrett Hankison’s conduct is a “shock to the conscience,” Louisville acting police chief said in a letter Friday.
  30. black lives matter
    Everything We Know About the Killing of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta PoliceAtlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe, who shot and killed Brooks as he was running away, has been fired and is facing a charge of felony murder.
  31. coronavirus
    There’s No Evidence That Protests Have Caused a Coronavirus SurgeThree weeks since the start of widespread protests, all signs point to little spread at the outdoor demonstrations.
  32. nypd
    NYPD Clears Shake Shack Workers After Cops Drink Bleach-Spiked MilkshakesSeems it was a careless mistake, not a an intentional poisoning, despite claims from police unions.
  33. protests
    Scenes From the Enduring Protests in New YorkPhotographer Mark Clennon’s arresting photos from the march on Trump Tower on Sunday.
  34. abolition
    Why Police Abolition Is a Useful Framework — Even for SkepticsAbolition is a goal, a process, and a practice.
  35. george floyd
    Protests Are Galvanizing Demands to Take Cops Out of SchoolsSome teachers unions have demanded police-free schools for years, but they face major obstacles.
  36. george floyd
    Trump Wanted to Send in the Troops. Now Some Are Ready to Quit.“I cannot continue to engage in violence,” said one member of the National Guard.
  37. george floyd
    Photos From the Viewings of George FloydScenes from a highly emotional day in Houston.
  38. just asking questions
    Lessons From the ACT UP Era, for Today’s Protesters“We talked about safer sex in the ’80s, and now we have to talk about safer living.”
  39. gop
    3 GOP Insiders on the Protests and Trump’s Perilous Moment“I think the president has handled it as well as any president ever could.”
  40. george floyd protests
    Here’s How the George Floyd Protests Have Already Changed the CountryJust weeks after the protests began, laws are changing, cities are mulling calls to “defund police,” and Confederate symbols are coming down.
  41. george floyd
    See George Floyd Protest Photos From Around the U.S.Scenes from demonstrations in cities around the country.
  42. george floyd protests
    NFL Players, Employee Forced Goodell’s Protest Ban ApologyThe NFL commissioner apologized on Friday for the league’s ban on the protests started by Colin Kaepernick, but not to Kaepernick, and not on his own.
  43. the economy
    Is This What a Recovery Looks Like?The economic data is brightening. But it’s still hard to reconcile Wall Street’s euphoria with Main Street’s boarded-up (and/or broken) windows.
  44. police brutality
    This Will Not Be ContainedTwo weeks in George Floyd’s America.
  45. the national interest
    Trump Has Gone Full AuthoritarianHis first term reaches a violent crescendo.
  46. first person
    ‘There’s a High Probability I Would Have Marched’: On Being Black and NYPDA black NYPD officer discusses fear, tokenism, and what police and George Floyd protesters have in common.
  47. protests
    How a Minneapolis Hotel Became a Home for Hundreds“This isn’t temporary,” an organizer said.
  48. protests
    Huge ‘Black Lives Matter’ Mural Painted on Street Leading to White HouseBlack Lives Matter D.C. called the move a “performative distraction from real policy changes” meant to appease “white liberals.”
  49. george floyd protests
    De Blasio: I Have Not Seen Videos of NYPD Attacking ProtestersThe mayor praised the NYPD for showing “restraint” at protests, despite viral clips to the contrary. He was later booed at a George Floyd memorial.
  50. policing
    Protests Might Spread the Coronavirus. Curfews and Crackdowns Definitely Will.Curfew orders are getting legal authority from the pandemic, but their enforcement will make the virus spread further.
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