See “Part 5 – Rewards for doing the president’s bidding” of “Future-Proofing the Presidency”

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG See Part 5 – “Rewards for doing the president’s bidding” of “Future-Proofing the Presidency” by @BostonGlobe, for ideas on how to reform presidential pardon powers. Watch Thurs., 8 pm ET, to 4/7/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny” on TWN.

Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat Offers Direct Approach to Countering White Supremacist Fears: On Celebrating Our Multiracial Democracy

@JaniceOCG See how @ruthbenghiat suggests confronting white supremacist fears on changing demographics. Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat is live, Thurs., Feb. 10 at 8 pm ET, w/ “If America Fails?” on TWN, for chat on race & ethnicity in @HandmaidsOnHulu & relationship to current challenges to democracy.

See “Part 4 – Hiding the Evidence” of The Boston Globe’s “Future-Proofing the Presidency”

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG Editors of @BostonGlobe offer ideas on how the country can increase its capacity to hold a lawless chief executive accountable. We can do this! Watch Thursdays, 8 pm ET, 1/13 – 4/7/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny” on TWN.

Where Are the Children and Why Were They Stolen?

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG Slow progress is seen in efforts to reunite families torn apart by zero-tolerance border policy, reports @benfoxatap of @AP. Watch Thursdays, 8 pm ET, 1/13 – 4/7/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

Follow Ruth Ben-Ghiat on Twitter or Instagram

@JaniceOCG Learn more on threats to democracy by following @ruthbenghiat on Twitter or Instagram. Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat is live on Thurs., Feb. 10 at 8 pm ET, w/ “If America Fails?” on the TWN YouTube page for discussion on race & ethnicity in The Handmaid’s Tale & relationship to current challenges to democracy.

View Ruth Ben-Ghiat’s CV & Profile at NYU

@JaniceOCG See the CV of @ruthbenghiat at NYU. Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat is live on Thurs., Feb. 10 at 8 pm ET, w/ “If America Fails?” on the TWN YouTube channel, for our discussion on race & ethnicity in The Handmaid’s Tale & relationship to current challenges to democracy.

Read “The People Are Going To Rise Like The Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage” by Jared Yates Sexton

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG @HandmaidsOnHulu #ThePeopleAreGoingToRiseLikeTheWatersUponYourShore by @jysexton & #CounterPointPress documents 2016 election & democracy’s sicknesses. Prof. Jared Yates Sexton is live on Thurs., Jan. 13 at 8 pm ET, w/ “If America Fails?” on the TruthWorks Network YouTube channel, for our discussion on democracy in The Handmaid’s Tale & threats in current American culture.

“A Sordid Family Affair” – The Boston Globe Looks at Nepotism in the Presidency

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG Nepotism in the U.S. presidency is considered by @BostonGlobe & what #Congress must do to protect Americans from a repeat of abuses seen in the Trump admin. See Part 3 of “Future-Proofing the Presidency.” Join Thurs., 8 pm ET, 1/13 – 4/7/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

“Are Trump & His Cronies Guilty of Mass Murder? Where is the Media?” Thom Hartmann Asks

@JaniceOCG Trump’s indifference to death of Black Americans during early days of coronavirus should be seen & investigated as murder, @Thom_Hartmann urges in recent rant. Indifference also allows tyranny to flourish. We’ll explore thru lens of @HandmaidsOnHulu, Thursdays, 8 pm ET, 1/13 – 4/7/22, as “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

Limiting Corruption in the Oval Office Requires Active Engagement in Democracy: Are Americans Up to the Task?

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG Editors @BostonGlobe challenge Americans to consider commitment to limiting corruption in the Oval Office. Join Thursdays, 8 pm ET, from 1/13/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”