Rachel is an expert on democracy, security, and international relations and regularly briefs the United States and allied democracies on issues of conflict, the rule of law, and policing and security sector reform. Her most recent book, A Savage Order, examines ‘why democracies are crippled by extreme violence and how they can regain security.’
There are no accidents when it comes to the locations Trump chooses for his rallies. Playing the victim, exploiting the Branch Davidian tragedy in Waco, TX, and using it to enrage and incite his MAGA horde is exactly what we should have come to expect.
There's an all-out attack on our court systems in the U.S, and Georgia isn't exempt from this battle. Amee Vanderpool covers the latest attempt by the GOP legislature to control the state's district attorneys.
Radicalization takes time, but the initial challenge of finding the freakshow of preppers, anti-government militias, and racists online is a part of the appeal. It bathes the insecure and pathetic in the dopamine of specialness and danger: the danger of “Antifa,” the danger of “communists,” and the “deep state.”