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Trump supporters seeking more violence could target state capitols during inauguration – here’s how cities can prepare

Trump-inspired mob at U.S. Capitol follows a familiar path of election violence

Gabrielle Bardall, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa and Robert Huish, Dalhousie University The siege of the U.S. Capitol by Donald Trump’s supporters follows identifiable paths and patterns of election violence seen around the world. Election violence is rarely spontaneous. It is intentionally organized in order to influence the process and outcome of elections. It is not a coup, but it is a close cousin. Coups are about change in power, often with a military backing. Election violence begins in three clear

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Why friendships are falling apart over politics

Melanie Green, University at Buffalo Former Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia were on opposite sides of the political spectrum. Yet despite their obvious legal disagreements, the liberal Ginsburg once described herself and the conservative Scalia as

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