Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: Supreme Court

With Kennedy’s vacancy, only voting can check one-party rule

Trump will replace the last centrist on the Supreme Court. Now only voter pushback can restore balance to Congress.

High Court killing of closed-shop public employee contracts a needed wake-up...

It's time we stop whining and start organizing!

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 28, 2018

Americans own 40% of the world's guns, the Republican tax plan has made the U.S. debt the highest since World War II, Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire, and more.

SCOTUS votes in favor of Trump’s ‘Muslim’ travel ban

"I am deeply disappointed that this ruling gives legitimacy to discrimination and Islamophobia."

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, June 27, 2018

28-year-old Democratic Socialist wins the New York primary, the Supreme Court upholds Muslim ban and sides with anti-abortion centers, Occupy ICE protests spread, a federal judge sides with Big Oil, and more.

Special report: In the streets with the New Poor People’s Campaign...

Demonstrators descended on Washington Monday in the latest protest staged by the new Poor People’s Campaign, which organizers say is the most expansive wave...

How Trump and the GOP’s SCOTUS screw workers

Billionaires and corporations provide the money that fuels this anti-worker machine.

Uranium industry begs Supreme Court to mine next to the Grand...

Environmental groups believe that the ban should not be lifted until sufficient research is done to understand the risks and impacts of potential water contamination.

Major victory for Pennsylvania: Supreme Court rules state’s gerrymandered congressional map...

It is time for voters to choose politicians rather than politician choosing voters.

The Supreme Court’s ‘Muslim ban’ decision is terrifying

If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too.

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Two sides, same coin: Suppressing votes, cutting rich people’s taxes

America’s national media typically pay little attention to the moves the nation’s state lawmakers make. Not this year. State legislative battles have...

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.