Tag: Supreme Court

A picture of Amy Coney Barret, a white woman with shoulder length brown hair, looking off into the distance while wearing a dark pantsuit. She is edited on top of the Supreme Court Building on a tan background.

Representation Isn’t Liberation: The Case of Amy Coney Barrett

Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court has raised alarms. But the problem with “ACB” is deeper than Barrett and her right-wing politics. The problem is that unelected government officials have such despotic control over the policy that affects our lives.

No Time for Coronavirus Relief, Plenty for Amy Coney Barrett

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has adjourned the Senate until November 9, preventing them from passing a desperately needed coronavirus relief package. The delay is even more atrocious when compared to how quickly Republicans moved to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Their Democracy and Ours

The “greatest democracy in the world” is in crisis. The U.S. Constitution, once treated as a kind of holy text, is now seen as it is: a document written by enslavers and large landowners to protect their privileges. Communists are often accused of being anti-democratic. But the opposite is the case: we call for a much more profound form of democracy than the United States or any capitalist country can possibly offer.

Amy Coney Barrett: Her Five Worst Decisions

Amy Coney Barrett appeared for her first day of confirmation hearings today. She has years of experience in attacking people’s rights, defending discrimination, and keeping the unjustly imprisoned in jail longer. The Supreme Court needs to go.

They’re Coming For Gay Marriage, Too

A right-wing Supreme Court threatens recent gains for queer Americans. We can’t leave the fight for queer liberation to the electoral arena.

RBG Is No Hero

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death is seen by many as a blow to progressive politics. But that doesn’t mean her record on the Supreme Court is unequivocally praiseworthy. From racial justice to native sovereignty to prisoners’ rights, RBG’s rulings show a deep lack of care for the exploited and oppressed. Moreover, she was a member of an institution that has always been used as a tool against working class people.

An Election in Turmoil, a Regime in Decline

Lenin once said, “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.” In recent US political life, every week has felt like a decade. The biggest imperialist power in the world is experiencing a crisis on multiple fronts, with Donald Trump playing a central destabilizing role. What does this mean for the 2020 election and the fight for socialism?

Trump’s SC Nominee: Every Bit as Anti-Choice as People Feared

The battle for the available seat in the Supreme Court after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death has begun. The GOP supported Amy Coney Barret will be Trump’s nominee. This Supreme Court pick strengthens the conservative agenda, and the  President believes that this will secure him the presidency in a contested election.  

A picture of Amy Coney Barret, a white woman with shoulder length brown hair, looking off into the distance while wearing a dark pantsuit. She is edited on top of the Supreme Court Building on a tan background.

Representation Isn’t Liberation: The Case of Amy Coney Barrett

Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court has raised alarms. But the problem with “ACB” is deeper than Barrett and her right-wing politics. The problem is that unelected government officials have such despotic control over the policy that affects our lives.

No Time for Coronavirus Relief, Plenty for Amy Coney Barrett

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has adjourned the Senate until November 9, preventing them from passing a desperately needed coronavirus relief package. The delay is even more atrocious when compared to how quickly Republicans moved to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Their Democracy and Ours

The “greatest democracy in the world” is in crisis. The U.S. Constitution, once treated as a kind of holy text, is now seen as it is: a document written by enslavers and large landowners to protect their privileges. Communists are often accused of being anti-democratic. But the opposite is the case: we call for a much more profound form of democracy than the United States or any capitalist country can possibly offer.

Amy Coney Barrett: Her Five Worst Decisions

Amy Coney Barrett appeared for her first day of confirmation hearings today. She has years of experience in attacking people’s rights, defending discrimination, and keeping the unjustly imprisoned in jail longer. The Supreme Court needs to go.

They’re Coming For Gay Marriage, Too

A right-wing Supreme Court threatens recent gains for queer Americans. We can’t leave the fight for queer liberation to the electoral arena.

RBG Is No Hero

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death is seen by many as a blow to progressive politics. But that doesn’t mean her record on the Supreme Court is unequivocally praiseworthy. From racial justice to native sovereignty to prisoners’ rights, RBG’s rulings show a deep lack of care for the exploited and oppressed. Moreover, she was a member of an institution that has always been used as a tool against working class people.

An Election in Turmoil, a Regime in Decline

Lenin once said, “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.” In recent US political life, every week has felt like a decade. The biggest imperialist power in the world is experiencing a crisis on multiple fronts, with Donald Trump playing a central destabilizing role. What does this mean for the 2020 election and the fight for socialism?

Trump’s SC Nominee: Every Bit as Anti-Choice as People Feared

The battle for the available seat in the Supreme Court after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death has begun. The GOP supported Amy Coney Barret will be Trump’s nominee. This Supreme Court pick strengthens the conservative agenda, and the  President believes that this will secure him the presidency in a contested election.