Friday, December 1, 2023

Tag: Supreme Court

Supreme Court’s new ethics code: A step forward or a superficial...

In light of recent ethics scandals involving justices like Clarence Thomas and Sonia Sotomayor, there is a growing call for transparency and real reform within the Supreme Court.

Clarence Thomas secretly participated in Koch network donor events

Thomas, who attended at least two Koch donor summits, put himself in the extraordinary position of having helped a political network that has brought multiple cases before the Supreme Court.

Reforming partisan SCOTUS may be as simple as voting in local...

Because state lawmakers’ districts are often small, they are far more accessible and much more sensitive to public pressure than members of Congress and the U.S. Senate.

Clarence Thomas acknowledges undisclosed real estate deal with Harlan Crow and...

Writing in his annual financial disclosure form, Thomas said that he “inadvertently failed to realize” that the deal needed to be publicly disclosed.

Alabama ignoring SCOTUS show true danger of partisan court

The most effective solution may be not just ethical regulations and term limits, but reforming the way we conduct presidential elections entirely.

Clarence Thomas’ 38 vacations: The other billionaires who have treated the...

Thomas has secretly reaped the benefits from a network of wealthy and well-connected patrons that is far more extensive than previously understood.

How Republicans flipped America’s state supreme courts

State supreme courts were once dominated by Democrats, but not anymore.

America vs. the Supreme Court

Is the Supreme Court intent on showing the world how to upend public efforts to address discrimination, gun violence, and climate change?

Supreme Court strikes down President Biden’s plan to erase billions in...

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court claimed that the Biden administration's plan lacked authority and overstepped the powers of the Education Department and instead needed to go through Congress.

‘Failure isn’t an option’: Progressives plan to mobilize if Supreme Court...

"The Higher Education Act should be used immediately and rapidly to deliver on this essential commitment."


GOP rejection of Hunter Biden’s public testimony offer sparks democratic outcry

Democratic leaders criticize House Oversight Republicans for declining Hunter Biden's offer to testify publicly, exposing the tension and political drama within the ongoing impeachment probe.

AOC condemns $20 million bribe in Michigan’s political landscape as a stark indicator of...

A political development involving U.S. Senate candidate Hill Harper and U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib, has cast a stark light on what many progressive lawmakers see as the corrupting influence of money in American politics.

The veiled threat of fiscal commission as gateway to Social Security and Medicare cuts

In a controversial move, the GOP-led House Budget Committee's hearing to establish a fiscal commission raises alarms for potential cuts in Social Security and Medicare, sparking widespread criticism and concerns for the future of these essential programs.

Big Meat’s aggressive campaign at COP28 a strategic push to influence climate policy

The aim is clear: To disseminate a pro-meat message throughout the summit, countering growing environmental concerns.

Right-wing mayhem regorges Social Darwinism, poster child for scandalous, authoritarian bunk

History does not repeat, but in this case it emphatically rhymes. With Trumpist war cries for his New Nazism, we cannot avoid the obvious parallels.