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Jesse Jackson, Jr.: We Should Read the WHOLE Constitution

Jesse Jackson, Jr.: We Should Read the WHOLE Constitution

by Kai Wright on January 7 2011, 12:14PM

Originalists cherry pick the original ideas they want to (publicly) revere.

Topics: Kai Wright

The Constitution Is Just Words, Until We Give Them Meaning

The Constitution Is Just Words, Until We Give Them Meaning

by Dom Apollon on January 7 2011, 10:59AM

And all the tea party-inspired grandstanding in the world won’t change that fact, says Dom Apollon.

Topics: Politics

Looking Back, and Forward, on Women's Equality Day

Looking Back, and Forward, on Women’s Equality Day

by Michelle Chen on August 26 2010, 4:05PM

Women’s Equality Day is a commemoration of history—the 90th anniversary of the victory of women’s suffrage—as well as a marker of the incomplete struggle for equal rights.

Topics: On Gender

The Right's Long, Racist History of Calling Moms Criminals

The Right’s Long, Racist History of Calling Moms Criminals

by Michelle Chen on August 19 2010, 9:52AM

The GOP’s birthright citizenship drama isn’t the first in which women of color have been cast as criminal breeders.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Day Labor Ban

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Day Labor Ban

by Michelle Chen on June 15 2010, 1:30PM

The courts have delivered a mixed bag for immigrants in recent days. The Supreme Court issued a breakthrough decision for immigrants yesterday, restoring some judicial discretion to the deportation process. But in California, a federal appeals court upheld a local…

Topics: Immigration

Perversion of Justice: Citizens United, Corporate Power and Black Disenfranchisement

by Michelle Chen on January 25 2010, 5:56AM

Corporations are people, too. That was the logic behind the Supreme Court’s latest assault on the electoral process. Divined from a wildly creative reading of the law, the concept has been manipulated over the years to grant extraordinary powers…

Topics: Politics

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