It’s not hyperbole to say the re-election of the former president—twice indicted, with 91 felony counts against him—will threaten the safety of the nation and the world. His failed insurrection is merely a blueprint of what he can, and likely will accomplish if given another four years.
Americans are up to their necks in urgent crises, from an ever-evolving pandemic to climate disaster to supremacist autocracy, and can't bring themselves to tackle, let alone acknowledge any of them.
Competitive authoritarianism doesn't start with a violent revolution. Instead, it's ushered in by the erosion of rights most Americans take for granted.
To understand how America's democracy moved to the brink of collapse, we need to look at the underbelly of power—and how it’s funded.
The GOP is demolishing our guardrails and doing all they can to end democracy as we know it—and eventually, they'll succeed. And those of us on the margins stand to lose everything.