Far-right groups move to messaging apps as tech companies crack down on extremist social media
Clayton Besaw, University of Central Florida and Matthew Frank, University of Denver Did the United States just have a coup attempt? Supporters of President Donald Trump, following his encouragement, stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6, disrupting the certification of Joe Biden’s election victory. Waving Trump banners, hundreds of people broke through barricades and smashed windows to enter the building where Congress convenes. One rioter died and several police officers were hospitalized in the clash. Congress went on lockdown.
Mark Davidson, Clark University and Kevin Ward, University of Manchester U.S. cities are fast running out of cash. The pandemic will reduce local government revenues by an estimated US$11.6 billion in 2020. With COVID-19 requiring residents to stay home and