Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: Brett Kavanaugh

‘House Democrats must not delay’: Progressives, 2020 contenders demand Kavanaugh impeachment...

"Confirmation is not exoneration. Like the man who appointed him, Kavanaugh should be impeached," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

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.

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A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.

Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."
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Video: Restrained detainee begs for life as guards kill him

Neville’s family has filed a civil lawsuit against the county of Forsyth and Wellpath, the medical agency that employs the nurse, for failing to save Neville’s life and negligently causing his death.