Columnists
Amy Coney Barrett taking oath during Senate hearing. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Bill Blaikie | The problem with Coney Barrett is not that she is a Catholic. It's that she is associated with a Catholic right wing that has been fighting and ignoring over a century of Catholic social teaching.
Columnists
U.S. Senator Jeff Flake speaking at Arizona State University. Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | As U.S. President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to be reaching a controversial conclusion last week, a remarkable encounter took place on live TV.
Columnists
Women, many wearing black veils, protest the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court at the Hart Senate Office Building on September 7, 2018. Photo: Phil Roeder/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | From women's control over their own reproductive rights, to sexual assault and abuse, we'll know we have made progress when women's bodies are no longer a battleground in the U.S.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Neil Gorsuch's vote against a worker who was fighting for his life should weigh heavily on U.S. senators as they consider his lifetime appointment to the highest court in the land.
Blog
Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch
J. Baglow | The new nominee to fill a U.S. Supreme Court vacancy is Neil Gorsuch. He's a "constitutional originalist." What does that mean, exactly?
Columnists
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Herstory was made this week. The U.S. Supreme Court settled a major battle over reproductive rights, overturning Texas's notorious anti-abortion law known as HB 2.
Blog
Barry McNamar
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta Prosperity Fund's uninformative website tells very little about what the APF proposes to do and nothing at all about who is behind it.
Blog
Governor General David Johnston
David J. Climenhaga | The U.S. Supreme Court has spoken. It is time for David Johnston to earn his salary and strike Conrad Black's name from the rolls of the Order of Canada.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Amnesty International recently issued its annual report on the death penalty. The U.S. remains among the world's leading executioners, along with China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and North Korea.
Podcast
Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thomas might be married to a conflict of interest (tough luck for us), plus we look at the politics of polls and news you might have missed.
Podcast
Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | We promised some good news you might have missed and we deliver but then when you look at the U.S gathering of conservatives and the Olympics, well things can get ugly.
Podcast
Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | A U.S senator claims the Constitution only protects citizens, and corporations have new election powers, and people protest due process then you know it is fear of a democratic planet.