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There is a well-financed, transnational movement against reproductive rights. This will have disastrous consequences for global health and human rights if it's not challenged.
The January 6 insurrection fits into a history of right-wing coup attempts at times when their influence was threatened by a growing progressive movement.
Rather than one grand conspiracy, it appears the January 6 insurrection was organized and executed by disparate extremist groups.
From the fascists of the early 20th Century to the modern Republican Party, those who seek to undermine democracy usually do so in the name of democracy.
This isn’t the first time a death of this nature was used as a tool to radicalize and recruit new members to extremist groups.
The recent pro-democracy stances being taken by corporations have expedited the Republican Party's descent into a solely white nationalist party.
For too long, the focus has been on “foreign insurgents” and threats, allowing white supremacist extremism to organize, foment, and spread.
After it was clear Trump was mishandling the pandemic, he called it the "Chinese virus" and the National Republican Senatorial Committee sent out a memo outlining their plan to deflect blame to China.
The incompetent governance, radical individualism, and anti-intellectualism in modern conservatism made the pandemic much worse than it had to be.
Former President Trump’s election defeat in November 2020 has thrown the QAnon belief system into disarray. But the extremist cult is still very much alive.