By Carmelo Mesa-Lago
Translated by Isabel Morales
This essay covers the events that occurred before, during, and after the attack on the United States Congress on January 6. It analyzes the measures in process to punish the seditious and their inciter and gives policy recommendations to prevent these events from being repeated.
The article studies inequities in Donald Trump's policies first with the 2017 tax reform and then concerning the corvid-19: 1) his belated and infamous policy (or lack thereof) in the face of the pandemic; 2) the unconstitutionality of Trump’s declaration of having full power over the states; 3) the numerous cases in which Trump, his allies and large corporations have benefited from covid-19; 4) the economic rescue packages, the initial focus on helping large corporations and the struggle of Democrats to improve equity; 5) the triage that theoretically must be objective and ethical but in practice privileges the rich and powerful while sacrificing the poor, elderly, Hispanics and African-Americans; and 6) the people's reaction to Trumpian policies over covid-19 and their potential impact on the elections.
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