Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: SCOTUS

With the crisis of Kavanaugh’s confirmation comes opportunity

It’s a truism in political science that when regimes lose their legitimacy, major change – even revolution – becomes a possibility.

Where does #MeToo go from here? Women are ‘on fire’ with...

“I hope that it is deep enough that it is forming a strong, cohesive movement among people that will resonate through this country and change the culture.”

The unbearable dishonesty of Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh’s choice to lie about things that are easily disproved speaks to a kind of hubris that’s fitting to someone of his pedigree.

How Kavanaugh will change the Supreme Court

Based on what we know about measuring the ideology of justices and judges, the Supreme Court will soon take a hard and quick turn to the right.

Over 300 arrested at Senate offices during #CancelKavanaugh sit in

Chanting "No to Kavanaugh" over the megaphones of the police, one by one each protester was pulled from the floor and arrested.

Former FBI special agent: Restricted Kavanaugh probe is not a ‘real,...

John Mindermann on MSNBC: Republicans' restrictions on FBI probe eliminated "a vast majority of people who could have provided corroborating evidence, corroborating information."

Kavanaugh: Trump’s latest, greatest exposure of swamp-dwellers

Getting snagged by this corrupt White House sets one up for an unimpeded water slide to infamy.

The time to act is now: Stop Kavanaugh!

“It’s about time we’re heard – and not just heard, but action is taken."

Why domestic workers are fighting like hell to stop Brett Kavanaugh

“Every day, I hear stories of working women just like me, stories full of pain, fear, silence and same.”

ACLU formally opposes Kavanaugh, citing credible sexual assault allegations & partisan...

“As a nonpartisan organization, the ACLU does not oppose Judge Kavanaugh based on predictions about how he would vote as a Justice. We oppose him in light of the credible allegations of sexual assault against him.”

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?