Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: Antonin Scalia

For Billionaire Donors, Academic Integrity Comes Cheap

The Antonin Scalia School Of Law has a bigger problem than its acronym.

Scalia’s “Conflict-of-Interest Airlines” Frequent Flyer Status

The late justice’s demise at a Texas resort shows why we can't trust judges to police their own integrity.

The Supreme Court Wasn’t Designed For This Political Heat

The confrontation over selecting a successor to Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court shows how politicized our courts have become, exposing judicial decisions as political choices rather than legal ones.

How Scalia’s Death Affects That Important Public-Employee Union Case

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death affects the Friedrichs v. California Teachers case, which the conservative majority on the court was prepared to use to bankrupt public-employee unions.

WATCH: John Oliver Blasts Republicans for Failing to do Their Job

John Oliver couldn't help tearing the GOP apart for their actions following Justice Scalia's death.

Obama Vows to Appoint Scalia’s Replacement Despite GOP Demands

President Obama has pledged to nominated a new SCOTUS justice, despite the GOP's demands and threats.

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Biden wants to prevent a strong primary challenge. He shouldn’t get away with it.

A president is not a party’s king, and he has no automatic right to renomination.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy. 

We just can’t wait for world leaders to fix our broken food system

When global leaders won’t save our food system, cities take the lead.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.