Saturday, November 26, 2022

Tag: SCOTUS

The Trump Supreme Court is nothing new

Donald Trump’s three appointments to the court—Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett—cemented in place a rightward shift in its center of gravity that had begun decades earlier.

‘Corrupt as hell’: Demands for Clarence Thomas to resign follow new...

"Reminder that Clarence Thomas heard election cases while his wife conspired to overthrow democracy."

Fears of another Supreme Court assault on abortion rights grow after...

"I can't believe in a matter of months we've gone from losing the constitutional right to abortion to debating whether doctors can provide lifesaving care to patients."

The selfish politics of anti-abortionists 

Those claiming to be against abortion often rely on being able to access the procedure when they need it—a common conservative approach to social needs.

Pressure to end protests at Supreme Court justices’ homes is mounting,...

Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade, protests outside justices' homes have only increased — despite calls for greater enforcement.

This right-wing U.S. Supreme Court is the new King George III

Our most fundamental rights are being trampled by a tyrannical, unaccountable, and unelected force.

The Supreme Court’s crisis of legitimacy

What other recourse is there, except to reach for the pitchforks?

The Supreme Court’s EPA decision could hamper regulator’s ability to protect...

The agency will still be allowed to regulate many forms of air pollution, but would need explicit direction from Congress on how to tackle some of the worst aspects of climate change and other pressing issues.

Science shows US Supreme Court abortion, guns, environment rulings will have...

We can’t allow ourselves to be discouraged. Too much is at stake.

The Supreme Court has curtailed EPA’s power to regulate carbon pollution...

The U.S. has entered a new era of administrative law, with an activist court asserting its power to curtail what it perceives as the excesses of regulatory agencies – and not always waiting for those agencies to complete their work.

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The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.

Guinea Pig Nation: How the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reducing government regulations for ‘advanced’...

“Under the direction of Congress, the NRC is developing new regulations to facilitate licensing of experimental reactors."

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest ‘despicable’ treatment

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."