With its Trump-secured right-wing majority, the Supreme Court has reverted to long-standing form as a bastion of reactionary policy.
— Read on www.thenation.com/article/society/supreme-court-originalism/
Before they can play sports, athletes in Florida are asked 5 questions about their menstrual periods. Here’s where those questions came from.
— Read on eu.jacksonville.com/story/news/education/2022/10/04/student-athletes-florida-asked-report-periods/10296029002/
A thorough, deeply researched exposé with explosive, and broadly valuable, impact sometimes can’t be reported without dishonesty.
— Read on www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/openforum/article/undercover-journalism-Project-Veritas-17476621.php
Justices will decide whether Republican-led Alabama discriminates against Black voters by drawing congressional districts that favor White candidates. The court’s ruling will likely affect other states too.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2022-10-01/what-supreme-court-case-on-alabama-voting-maps-may-mean-for-black-americans
Two recent op-eds offer related views on the intentions of the “Framers of the Constitution.” Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of UC Berkeley Law School, is not simply concerned with originalism and the intent of judicial review, but how that intent was to be carried out and actualized, and how the law was related to practice. His…
— Read on boingboing.net/2022/09/29/the-originalism-of-white-supremacy-and-judicial-review.html
The report analyzed more than 1 million posts from a leading incel forum and found a 59% uptick in keywords associated with acts of mass violence.
— Read on gizmodo.com/incel-involuntary-celibates-misogyny-1849575730
With Giorgia Meloni’s party leading in polls ahead of Sunday’s election, the Italian far right is edging closer to power.
— Read on www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2022/09/giorgia-meloni-italy-election-fascism-mussolini/671515/
“This is an opportunity to realize how big this movement is against our kids and how much we need to fight,” Reshma Saujani told Insider.
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/girls-who-code-founder-speaks-out-banning-books-schools-2022-9
Why is Gov. Ron DeSantis relocating Texas migrants, but letting Florida businesses keep using illegal labor?. See more videos about Videos, Florida, Texas, Orlando, Orange County (Fla.), Central Florida.
— Read on flipboard.com/video/orlando-sentinel/104d7285f0
In “We Are Proud Boys,” author Andy Campbell details how the far-right street gang fooled media and law enforcement
— Read on www.salon.com/2022/09/20/a-fascist-march-on-the-country-for-5-years-how-the-proud-boys-got-away-with-it-for-so-long/
Four in five pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S. could have been prevented, according to a federal analysis of data from 2017 to 2019.
— Read on eu.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2022/09/19/cdc-us-maternal-deaths-preventable/10425271002/
A group of neo-Nazis toting swastikas and transphobic signs gathered near a restaurant hosting a drag brunch in Pflugerville, Texas.
— Read on www.vice.com/en/article/wxnzpw/neo-nazis-drag-brunch-texas-gop
The U.S. Supreme Court is back for the October term in just two weeks, ready to wreak more havoc on the nation. While the highest court’s ending of constitutional abortion rights overshadowed much of its actions last session, there was a parade of…
— Read on www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/9/19/2123887/-They-overturned-Roe-and-in-the-chaos-gutted-12-more-rights-and-freedoms-you-might-have-missed
GOP governors sending immigrants to Democrat-led cities are following in the footsteps of the Southern white supremacists who bussed poor Black people to “liberal” areas.
— Read on www.thedailybeast.com/this-isnt-the-first-time-white-racists-have-sent-migrants-north-on-buses-though-using-planes-is-new
Mike Pence says banning abortion nationwide is more important than “short-term politics,” according to RealClearPolitics.
— Read on www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/mike-pence-national-abortion-ban-lindsey-graham-1234592588/
An increase in anti-Semitic incidents in Florida was partially the work of a network of white supremacist groups with ties to the state, a report says.
— Read on www.mcclatchydc.com/news/investigations/article265740986.html