Monday, January 25, 2021

Tag: Supreme Court

Supreme Court blocks New York’s restrictions on religion amid COVID-19

The Supreme Court's majority ruled that "even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put away and forgotten."

McConnell caught trying to sabotage Covid Relief agreement in order to...

The window to hash out any details of a coronavirus relief deal is coming to an end as Election Day approaches even though there is a huge need for one.

Watch: Why Trump’s judges are the worst of the worst

How has Trump had so many vacancies to fill?

‘Look for power in the shadows’: Watch Sheldon Whitehouse shine light...

“Something is not right around the court. And dark money has a lot to do with it. Special interests have a lot to do with it.”

Supreme Court: A superstore for the super-rich?

This is America, after all, where rich white men can buy whatever they want, including members of Congress and Supreme Court justices.

Barrett’s views on climate crisis worry and appalls environmentalists as her...

“If you’re neutral on climate change, you're complicit in the collapse of the planetary ecosystem upon which the survival of every living thing depends.”

Amy Coney Barrett won’t say climate change is real; forgets 1st...

Here are some of the key exchanges from Wednesday’s hearing...

Amy Coney Barrett’s remarks on climate change raise alarm that a...

“It’s a really big deal — and a sign of a complete failure of our democracy — to be confirming a climate denier to a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court during a moment when urgent climate action is an existential priority.”

How Donald Trump intends to weaponize the Supreme Court against ordinary...

The addition of anti-worker Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the right-wing-dominated Supreme Court will help the rich tighten their stranglehold on working people.

‘Incapable of rendering equal justice’: 150 groups demand senators reject Coney...

"The undersigned organizations urge the Senate to oppose the confirmation of Judge Barrett and allow the president duly chosen in the 2020 general election to fill the existing Supreme Court vacancy."

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.