Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: Merrick Garland

‘A troubling history’: Biden’s AG pick Merrick Garland has record of...

“This is a centrist jurist who has a history—a troubling history, to me—of being deferential to police and being unwilling to hold police accountable for acts of brutality and misconduct.”

The NRA’s Case Against Merrick Garland Just Got Super Awkward

The NRA can't even persuade their own lawyer to turn against Judge Garland.

Obama’s Nomination Insurance for Plutocracy

Obama can call Garland moderate and Republicans can call him liberal, but on the most important question of 2016 he is neither.

Mitch McConnell: We Won’t Vote on Garland Because the NRA Opposes...

Did Mitch McConnell just admit to Republicans being in bed with the NRA?

Republican Senator Says Colleagues Should ‘Man Up’ And Vote On Merrick...

"The tough thing about these senatorial jobs is you get "yes" or "no" votes. Your whole job is to either say "yes" or "no" and explain why.”

Myths And Facts On The Nomination Of Judge Merrick Garland To...

Here are the facts on the nominee, previous lines of right-wing attack, and facts about the nomination and confirmation processes going forward.

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The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."