Sunday, July 5, 2020

Tag: sexual assault

Kavanaugh is the wrong nominee for our times

Kavanaugh exposes the true partisan nature of the highest court, which is not a neutral arbiter but another battleground for partisan politics.

Men, we can do better

Survivors of sexual assault like Christine Blasey Ford deserve our support, not our opposition.

55% of GOP say sexual assault not disqualifying for SCOTUS; What...

Morality ought to be equally distributed across parties, like immorality.

Indigenous culture reasserts women’s power through dance

The colonial legacy of patriarchy undergirds a long, entrenched history of abuse of Native women.

Yale law students protest alum Brett Kavanaugh, demand investigation of sexual...

Yale students will “continue speaking out, speaking to the press, until we feel there is a full and fair investigation.”

Kavanaugh, Ford, and power

I hope today’s performance convinces a critical mass of American women to do what must be done November 6 to give themselves a firm and clear voice in the Senate and in the rest of American government.

Dr. Barbara Ransby: What the defamation of Anita Hill can teach...

Many warn senators not to repeat the mistakes of the Anita Hill hearings of 1991 by an all-male, all-white Senate Judiciary Committee.

Report: Senate aides knew of second Kavanaugh sexual assault claim &...

The New Yorker revealed Republican Senate aides learned of Deborah Ramirez’s allegations last week and responded by trying to quickly move Kavanaugh’s nomination ahead before the allegations became public.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, September 24

Nationwide walkout for sexual assault survivors, Kavanaugh struggles with more questions, undocumented immigrants refuse to testify on domestic abuse, and more.

Does #MeToo have the power to take down a Supreme Court...

It comes against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement and 27 years after another dramatic showdown over sexual harassment allegations against another conservative Supreme Court nominee, Clarence Thomas.

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Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Why America is the greatest country

I just know that everything is okay because I live in the greatest country. And America is the greatest country because everything is okay.

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”