Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: Federal Judge

Federal judge orders Trump admin to give Native Americans their withheld...

“It is unconscionable that it has taken court action to force this administration to distribute relief to Tribal governments as Congress intended and the law requires.”

Federal judge tosses Dakota Access Pipeline permits, orders full environmental review

DAPL was pressed into service after President Trump took office, after the new administration reversed actions by the outgoing Obama administration

Former judge sentenced to prison for federal bribery charges

Former Reeves County Judge Jimmy Galindo admitted to accepting bribes along with a Texas politician in exchange for securing lucrative government contracts.

Lawsuit alleging Trump’s business interests violate Constitution can proceed, judge rules

The doors are now open for the Maryland and District of Columbia legal teams to start collecting sensitive financial information from both Trump and the Trump Organization.

Federal Judge is Allowing Torture Victims to Sue the Psychologists who...

For the first time, victims of the CIA torture program will be able to sue the Psychologists responsible for the program.

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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."

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.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”