Thursday, October 6, 2022

Tag: Amy Coney Barrett

McConnell caught trying to sabotage Covid Relief agreement in order to...

The window to hash out any details of a coronavirus relief deal is coming to an end as Election Day approaches even though there is a huge need for one.

‘Should be ashamed’: After installing Barrett, McConnell adjourns Senate for recess...

“Small business owners, workers, and families are desperate for support—and lawmakers and the president abandoned them in order to focus on jamming through a historically non-transparent and extreme Supreme Court pick.”

“A Barrett confirmation is a catastrophe”: What Democrats can do to...

“A 6-3 majority on the court is basically a bomb coming at what is left of our protections against corruption in politics, against corporate money, against what is left of the Voting Rights Act.”

Amy Coney Barrett’s remarks on climate change raise alarm that a...

“It’s a really big deal — and a sign of a complete failure of our democracy — to be confirming a climate denier to a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court during a moment when urgent climate action is an existential priority.”

Can Trump delay election or reject peaceful transition of power? Amy...

Republicans are racing to confirm the 48-year-old federal judge before Election Day, which would give conservatives a commanding 6-3 majority on the high court.

A rigged judiciary leads to rigged elections: Ari Berman on Barrett...

“[Trump] wants a justice who will rule his way on the vote count, no matter what the facts or the law actually says.”

‘Incapable of rendering equal justice’: 150 groups demand senators reject Coney...

"The undersigned organizations urge the Senate to oppose the confirmation of Judge Barrett and allow the president duly chosen in the 2020 general election to fill the existing Supreme Court vacancy."

Showing 76% of Coney Barrett rulings put corporate interests over people,...

Trump's selection of Barrett to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg represents an agenda to favor corporations and the wealthy.

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Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate with Russia &...

When it comes to continuing the war rather than negotiating a peace settlement, “the United States and Britain are pretty isolated on this.”

EV charging stations approved for 50 states plus DC and Puerto Rico, covering 75,000...

States will have access to $1.5 billion in federal monies to build the chargers.

Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

Parents like their public schools, no matter how much the charter school movement tells...

Branding public schools as “failed” institutions is more about politics than education.