Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: Jeff Sessions

Silenced twice by the U.S. Senate, Coretta Scott King’s words live...

What made history was a woman: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, bringing to life the words of another historic woman, Coretta Scott King, whose words will inform and inspire the resistance.

Senate silences Elizabeth Warren for quoting MLK’s widow

Still, Elizabeth Warren will not be silenced.

Senate confirms more members of Trump’s ‘legion of doom’

Sanders: “The nomination of Mr. Tillerson is one of the worst choices President Trump has made for his cabinet (and he’s made a lot of bad choices).”

NAACP vows to resist Sessions appointment as attorney general with civil...

EXCLUSIVE: NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and other members of the civil rights group rally outside Senator Jeff Sessions’ office and hold a sit-in.

Don’t judge Sessions by his cover

He wrote the book on discrimination.

The ‘Hidden Figures’ Jeff Sessions wants to keep in the shadows

A new movie reminds us of past racial injustice as a new administration tries to roll back the clock.

30 years later, the Senate should reject Jeff Sessions again

The Senate Judiciary Committee should be consistent and reject Sessions as attorney general, as it rejected him for a judgeship 30 years ago.

How Jeff Sessions profited from introducing a fracking exemption for drinking...

It remains to be seen whether Sessions will face questions about his support for the S.724 (“the Halliburton Loophole”) or his Energen stock sell-off.

ACLU & NAACP: Jeff Sessions unfit for post defending civil rights...

Trump’s pick has drawn widespread outrage because of Sessions’s opposition to the Voting Rights Act, support for anti-immigration legislation and history of making racist comments.

Trump’s Attorney General pick introduced first bill to exempt fracking from...

Nominated for a federal judge position in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, Sessions did not receive approval 30 years ago due to what congressional members deemed his troubling record on civil rights issues.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

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."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.