Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Tag: econonmy

NYT presents social security cuts as ‘solution’ to problem of social...

It’s hard to improve on economist and FAIR contributor Dean Baker’s observation that corporate media’s calls for cuts to programs for the elderly under...

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Hate crime or isolated incident? Texas woman charged with attempted murder of Palestinian-American child

A shocking case in Euless, Texas, where a woman attempted to drown a 3-year-old Palestinian-American child, has sparked demands for a hate crime investigation amid rising anti-Muslim sentiments.

MAGA bottom line: Less about grievance, policy or values than know-it-all, esteem-buoying Trumpian absolutism

Trump steps up Nixonian arrogance (“if a president does it, that makes it legal”) into imperial privilege – if Trump the genius says it, that makes it true.

Justice Thomas sparks outrage with defense of gun rights for domestic abusers

Clarence Thomas stands alone in dissent as the Supreme Court upholds a law prohibiting domestic abusers from possessing firearms, sparking outrage and renewed calls for judicial accountability.

Exxon and Suncor lose bid to escape Boulder’s climate change lawsuit

A Colorado judge rejects ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy’s attempts to dismiss a lawsuit holding them accountable for climate change-related damages.

Julian Assange secures release after plea deal with US government

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange agrees to a plea deal, leading to his release from Belmarsh Prison and highlighting the ongoing debates about press freedom and whistleblower prosecution.