Watch the Jan. 6 hearings like your democracy is at stake. (It is.)

This article was originally published in USA Today.

Americans who tune in for Thursday’s primetime hearing about the insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021, will have a front-row seat to one of the largest investigations ever undertaken by Congress.

Will our fellow citizens watch and listen to the facts? Or will they channel surf and ignore one of the most consequential moments in our democracy’s history? The proceedings are sure to feature present dangers to our republic but also acts of heroism by individuals who served the Constitution and our country.

Read the full op-ed in USA Today, here.

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Jon Steinman

Communications & Advocacy Strategist

Jon Steinman designs and executes advocacy and communications campaigns to address disinformation and polarization, promote the rule of law, and hold accountable those who undermine democracy.

Ryan Goodman

Co-Editor-in-Chief, Just Security

Ryan Goodman (@rgoodlaw) is founding co-editor-in-chief of Just Security. He is the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Reiss Center on Law and Security at New York University School of Law.

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