Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: Brett Kavanaugh

Trump and Kavanaugh win one for the pack

In winning yet again, the big boys made their male tribalism transparent beyond question.

Anita, Christine, and Me

For those of us still struggling to move forward, the memory of the hearings, and all it represented, will be seared, as Dr. Ford might have put it, into the hippocampus, never to fade.

Justice derailed

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation was not the first nail in the coffin of justice in America – and sadly, it’s unlikely to be the last.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, October 12

Law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice, Chinese intel officer arrested and charged with economic espionage, Enbridge Pipeline explosion forces First Nations community to flee, and more.

#Occupythe100: Anti-Kavanaugh protests and true rule of law

The #Occupythe100 protesters know that the "rule of law" is a sacred trust that should serve as an equalizer in an unequal world.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

The two party food fight

You see, what this ‘food fight’ has always been about is getting elected and staying in power.

With the crisis of Kavanaugh’s confirmation comes opportunity

It’s a truism in political science that when regimes lose their legitimacy, major change – even revolution – becomes a possibility.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, October 9

Chicagoans fight for police accountability, UN report warns of looming climate catastrophe, and more.

Where does #MeToo go from here? Women are ‘on fire’ with...

“I hope that it is deep enough that it is forming a strong, cohesive movement among people that will resonate through this country and change the culture.”

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Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

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