Court

How Will Kennedy’s Resignation Effect the Supreme Court?

July 6, 2018

On the Marc Steiner Show, Marc talks with law professor and historian Michael Higginbotham about the role the Supreme Court has in advancing—or preventing—civil rights wins in the USA

Documents Reveal NSA and GCHQ Efforts to Destroy Assange And Track Wikileaks Supporters

February 20, 2014

Michael Ratner: Documents show the US engaged in major attacks against journalists, publishers, and whistleblowers, as a UK court upholds the legality of David Miranda’s detention at Heathrow airport

The Embattled Climate Scientist Who Fought Back

February 8, 2014

Michael Mann: Well funded fossil fuel industry propaganda campaign responsible for shifting public opinion against the reality of climate change

Unions in America

January 26, 2014
Jennifer Klein: Despite the legal precedent which established a union’s right to require new employees to pay a fair share, it’s alarming that SCOTUS would even take up such a case

Russian Court Grants Canadian Greenpeace Activist Bail

November 18, 2013

After more than two months of detention in Russia, sister of Arctic 30 activist Paul Ruzycki says Russian authorities were “heavy handed.”

Workers/People's Rights

November 17, 2013
Fired ESPN Zone worker Emanuel McCray speaks out after a federal judge awards him and dozens of other workers $245,000 for unlawful termination

Scandal Hits Canada’s Senate, Adding to Harper Government’s List of Corruption

October 31, 2013

Yves Engler: Three of Canada’s unelected Senators filed ineligible expense claims and have been told to repay $277,000 in wrongfully claimed expenses

US Drone Wars

October 14, 2013
Medea Benjamin: U.S. government claims drone victims are mostly militants, but about half identified victims thus far are civilians and children

Campaign Finance Reform

October 8, 2013
Supreme Court considers first campaign finance decision since Citizens United.

Gov’t Crackdown on Golden Dawn Won’t Defeat Greek Fascism

October 1, 2013

Costas Lapavitsas: The only way to defeat the Golden Dawn and Greek fascism is through popular mobilization that persuades Greek working people and the middle class that democracy and social change can create a just economy