• How to Fight Climate Change and Fascists at the Same Time

    2 days ago - By The New Republic

    Politicians in the U.S. have long had a single, instinctive response to crises both real and imagined: make new kinds of cops. After 9/11, the Bush administration created the Department of Homeland Security. Amid a ginned up border crisis two years later, it created the Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Now, after last week's raid on the Capitol, president-elect Joe Biden is being pushed to create a cabinet-level appointee tasked with fighting domestic terrorism, bolstered by the bold new statutes criminalizing it that he's promised. That's despite the fact that there's a much better...
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