Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: Brett Kavanaugh

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.”

The unbearable dishonesty of Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh’s choice to lie about things that are easily disproved speaks to a kind of hubris that’s fitting to someone of his pedigree.

How Kavanaugh will change the Supreme Court

Based on what we know about measuring the ideology of justices and judges, the Supreme Court will soon take a hard and quick turn to the right.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, October 8

Humans, fish and other animals are consuming microfibers in our food and water, Trump's pick for energy innovation is invested in Big Oil, and Susan Collins' challenger raises millions after vote for Kavanaugh.

Violence Against Women Act at risk of lapsing

“Republicans’ decision to include only a short-term VAWA re-authorization in the must-pass minibus spending bill is nothing short of an abdication of our responsibilities to women in our country."

Containing the catastrophe

With the addition of Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court is as firmly Republican as are the House and Senate.

Kavanaugh on the high court will be a source of ridicule

It’s not all bad as 'boofer' Brett sullies the whole institution.

I don’t smell anything

To the GOP, Kavanaugh smells like roses.

Inside the mass movement against Brett Kavanaugh

“The fact is that we’re not being heard and so we have to escalate this tactic, but the result is that we are getting through."

Over 300 arrested at Senate offices during #CancelKavanaugh sit in

Chanting "No to Kavanaugh" over the megaphones of the police, one by one each protester was pulled from the floor and arrested.

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Utah police release body cam video of officer shooting unarmed 13-year-old boy

The district attorney’s office is continuing to review the shooting and determine whether the officer was legally justified in firing his weapon at Cameron.

Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American empire?

Picking Michelle Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future.

Morgan Stanley announces new climate commitment, first American bank to set target

The financial institute is the first major American bank to commit to "providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world."