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RBG: We Are Here to Stay

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I don’t know the precise moment when Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg stepped out of her august robes and lace collar and into the pantheon of popular culture. The Notorious RBG. -- Lynn Sherr Continue reading

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How A New Supreme Court Could Forever Change America

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 24/09/2020 - 4:32am in

David Sirota speaks with UCLA law professor Adam Winkler, the author of the book We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights. He has also written a series of articles for The Atlantic about corporations’ winning streak at the high court. Continue reading

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Republicans Fill Justice Ginsburg’s Seat with Hypocrisy

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 23/09/2020 - 7:22am in

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died 45 days before the election. As her strength waned, she dictated this statement to her granddaughter: “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.” It says … Continue reading

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“Quick, Look Over There”

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 23/09/2020 - 3:30am in

Trump and his loyalists would likely prefer people not to notice that his poll numbers continue to be bad. For him to convince people that a loss for him means the election has been stolen, he has to make people think he is running more strongly than he is. The administration is trying to deflect attention from the pandemic, financial crime reports and poll numbers. Continue reading

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Mitch McConnell and the Hot Seat

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 22/09/2020 - 1:37am in

Both of the last two Republican presidents—Bush and Trump-- have lost the popular vote, and yet each nominated two Supreme Court justices, who have been confirmed by the votes of senators who represent a minority of the American people. The confirmation of a fifth justice in this way will create a solid majority on the court, which can then unwind the legal framework that a majority of Americans still supports. Continue reading

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For RBG it was all Principle, for Mitch McConnell it’s all Power

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 22/09/2020 - 12:51am in

People in public life tend to fall into one of two broad categories – those who are motivated by...

Rest in Power Justice Ginsburg

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 19/09/2020 - 11:51pm in

September 18, 2020 Tonight, flowers are strewn on the steps of the Supreme Court, where “Equal Justice Under Law” is carved in stone. More than a thousand people gathered there tonight to mourn the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, … Continue reading

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JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG HAS DIED

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 19/09/2020 - 10:00am in

Bill Moyers sit down with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to discuss the most pressing global issues faced by present-day women leaders. Continue reading

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An Impossible Election

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 12/08/2020 - 4:25pm in

The Florida recount crisis involves 43,000 disputed votes in four counties in Florida in the year 2000. This year there could be tens of millions of paper mail in ballots for the election officials to count, and they will be operating without a full complement of workers. This is going to work out perfectly.

Bill Moyers and Heather Cox Richardson on Her Daily Letters

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 30/07/2020 - 8:54am in

Last fall Heather Cox Richardson started writing small essays on the history behind today’s politics and posting them on her Facebook page as LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN. Today over half a million readers, and counting, wait for her daily dispatches. Continue reading

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