The Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol over Donald Trump’s election loss stunned the country and forced many to ask what prompts people to political violence.
Jan. 29, 2021 • ~10 min
Big Tech's rejection of Parler shuts down a site favored by Trump supporters – and used by participants in the US Capitol insurrection
Millions of supporters of Donald Trump flocked to the far-right social media platform, where hate speech and calls for violence thrive. The US Capitol insurrection could be the platform's undoing.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~12 min
Far-right activists on social media telegraphed violence weeks in advance of the attack on the US Capitol
Trump supporters openly discussed forcing Congress and Vice President Pence to overturn the election results.
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~8 min