The Trump Administration is bullying its way into big wins. Pundits warn about the cost to civic society, but why should the Trumpies care about that? They’re getting what they want and that’s what really matters.
On the day of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, women, survivors and allies continued to protest and demand senators stop the process
Our panelists Paul Jay, Dharna Noor, and Dana Vickers Shelley, Executive Director of the Maryland ACLU, and host Marc Steiner discuss the significance of the nomination, why the Democrats didn’t pursue a criminal investigation for perjury, the consequences for women’s rights and whether a fight should be waged to impeach Kavanaugh once he is confirmed.
By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Liberals! Some perspective please! Donald Trump is the least fit and most corrupt American president in modern times, if not — depending on how slavery factors in, and on what we make of Andrew Johnson and the mid-nineteenth century presidents whose tenure led up to the Civil War — since…
By David William Pear / Greanville Post. Bret Kavanaugh is a pathological liar and in any position of power he is a danger to society. I do not say this lightly, nor am I referring to Kavanaugh’s aberrant behavior that Dr. Christine Baisley Ford and others testified about: the attempted rape, sexual battery, drunkenness, blackouts and…
Current Affairs editor Nathan Robinson takes apart Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearing testimony. While the media present this as a “he said, she said” case, Robinson argues that Kavanaugh’s testimony is self-incriminating because of his lies
Henry Giroux says Professor Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh betrays the kind of “anti-women and anti-just policies” that the fascistic far-right want to usher in
By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. In his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, Brett Kavanaugh put on a prodigious display of vacuity and mendacity. Kavanaugh is the retrograde jurist picked by Donald Trump to fill the Supreme Court vacancy that arose when the Court’s “swing vote,” Anthony Kennedy, retired. His politics is god…
In the hearings to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as a new Supreme Court justice, Democrats are mostly focusing on hypothetical questions instead of questioning him on his record and releasing his documents. This is an inflection point in US democracy, says law Prof. Francis Boyle
US Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Trump’s Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh began on Tuesday. We discuss his nomination and the hearings and how they will affect executive power, abortion, and international law with Marjorie Cohn