Monday, June 24, 2024

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MAGA bottom line: less about grievance, policy or values than know-it-all, esteem-buoying Trumpian absolutism

Trump steps up Nixonian arrogance (“if a president does it, that makes it legal”) into imperial privilege – if Trump the genius says it, that makes it true.

Justice Thomas sparks outrage with defense of gun rights for domestic abusers

Clarence Thomas stands alone in dissent as the Supreme Court upholds a law prohibiting domestic abusers from possessing firearms, sparking outrage and renewed calls for judicial accountability.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to provide living wages

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.
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Pentagon ran a secret anti-vax campaign to undermine China at the height of the...

The U.S. military ran a secret anti-vaccination campaign at the height of the pandemic in the Philippines and other nations to sow doubt about COVID vaccines made by China, according to a new investigation by Reuters.

After his guilty verdict, Trump is no longer running against Biden but the rule...

It’s no longer just about choosing a candidate, but about choosing a system of government altogether.

Legal battle looms as Louisiana mandates Ten Commandments in classrooms

Republican Governor Jeff Landry signed House Bill 71 into law, mandating that the Ten Commandments be displayed in "large, easily readable font" in public classrooms by the start of 2025.

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