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A Breakdown of Trump’s 2020 Election Lies, Part 2

A Breakdown of Trump’s 2020 Election Lies, Part 2

We recently received this comment on the Civics Nation Facebook Page about our article on Trump’s “Stop the Steal” Big Lie: “You people wouldn't know facts if they slapped the shit out of you. First how many people have been charged with insurrection?...

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A Breakdown of Trump’s 2020 Election Lies

A Breakdown of Trump’s 2020 Election Lies

Donald Trump committed the worst act by any president in US history when he falsely attacked the results of the 2020 election. His Big Lie called “Stop the Steal” incited a violent insurrection at the Capitol on January 6, 2021, and continues to stoke...

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When Does Nationalism Become Fascism?

Q: I think we tend to confuse nationalism with fascism. I personally believe there is nothing racist nor facist about being a nationalist (love for one's own country/patriotic). After the 9/11 attack on our country, America was at its peak on nationalism,...

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Fascism vs. Communism

Q: So, can we agree there isn't one bit of difference between Fascism and Communism?   A: No, we can't agree on that. Fascism and Communism are both authoritarian forms of government, but all similarities stop there. The main impulse of Fascism is...

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Crypto-Populism: Can Bitcoin Give Power to the People?

The original purpose of Bitcoin was as a revolutionary technology launched against a corrupt economic system. Instead of traditional capitalist forces like innovation, risk, and hard work, the global economy had been captured by finance capitalism in which financial...

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GameStop and the Limitations of Capitalism

The GameStop stock controversy is revealing a fraud of Wall Street and it’s also revealing limitations of capitalism.The Reddit group that pumped GameStop very closely mirrored a lot of the pump-and-dump schemes that were widespread in cryptocurrency...

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What Are Limits of the Presidential Pardon?

Since President Trump’s impeachment acquittal in the Senate a few weeks ago, he’s become quite fond of putting his thumb on the scales of justice.  Today, during his press conference at Andrews Airforce base, the president said of some recent court cases,...

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The Second Amendment Needs an Update

The Second Amendment was written to prevent the Federal government from taking away the arms needed to form a state-run militia. As such, the Second Amendment is completely out of date and in need of an overhaul.One of the most popular political memes on...

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