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  • America’s Fortified Capital Awaits a President’s Inauguration

    The Intercept
    January 19, 2021

    THE CAPITAL IS a city of soldiers. They are in the different states of alertness that soldiers inhabit depending on what’s happening around them. They are patrolling, they are on guard, they are sleeping — and they are gawking like tourists at the statues of a nation that has been stunned into a ...

  • Hiding Covid-19: How the Trump Administration Suppresses Photography of the Pandemic

    The Intercept
    December 27, 2020

    AS COVID-19 TORE through the United States in the spring, a senior official in the Trump administration quietly reinforced a set of guidelines that prevented journalists from getting inside all but a handful of hospitals at the front line of the pandemic. The guidelines, citing the medical privacy law known as HIPAA, suggested ...

  • Why Fox News Can’t Afford to Quit Donald Trump

    The Intercept
    November 19, 2020

    AT FOX NEWS, a funny thing happened on the road to redemption.

    As Donald Trump fell behind in the presidential vote count, Fox began pivoting away from the reality TV star it had backed for so many years. There was an early announcement by Fox that Arizona had been won by Joe Biden. There was ...

  • As Trump Is Defeated, the Murdochs Try to Dodge Backlash for Fox News

    The Intercept
    November 6, 2020

    A BEHIND-THE-SCENES STRUGGLE that could determine the extent of post-election violence in America is breaking into the open, but it’s not at the White House or inside the GOP. It is within the billionaire Murdoch family, the owners of Fox News.

    On Friday morning, a day before Joe Biden was declared president-elect, one of ...

  • Trump Built His Own Green Zone. He Got the Wall He Deserves.

    The Intercept
    June 5, 2020

    An array of what might be described as the accessories and devices of dictatorship have expanded with infectious ruthlessness in American cities. The police swinging batons wildly, the paramilitary forces refusing to identify themselves, the hysterical president trying to incite war, the vigilantes in league with the police, military helicopters clattering overhead, ...