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What we saw on January 6 was the ideological descendants of the Confederacy lashing out as people of color gain more power. Trumpism is the new Lost Cause.
No US President has attempted to overthrow democracy and assault the peaceful transition of power. Trump is more akin to history's failed dictators.
As we saw in the Trump insurrection, the radical right has infiltrated institutions from the police to government. This is also a global phenomenon.
While Trump, Republicans, and right-wing media should carry much of the blame, tech companies must atone for their role in far-right radicalization and make bigger changes.
A new German content site called FlinkFeed seeks to rewrite German history and mainstream New Right ideas by appropriating BuzzFeed's style.
Trump's central tactic was to divide and conquer. He failed to conquer, but his disinformation successfully divided America into warring realities.
The Constitution leaves a lot up to the character of the president. More norms should be laws, the electoral college should be reformed, and there must be better mechanisms for accountability.
Former KKK leader Tom Metzger's style of white supremacy has been supplanted by new, Trump-like white nationalism.
In pursuing his failed isolationist "America First" approach to foreign policy, Trump allowed China to grow its global influence.
Very few have done more to push false conspiracy theories into the mainstream than Trump. After he's gone, we're left with the consequences.