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  • Gorsuch Is Already Channeling Scalia on Life-or-Death Decisions

    By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout | Report

    Judge Neil Gorsuch at his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 22, 2017. (Photo: Eric Thayer / The New York Times)Judge Neil Gorsuch at his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 22, 2017. (Photo: Eric Thayer / The New York Times)

    Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch has already revealed his right-wing bias on the Supreme Court. He will readily impose the death penalty and side with the religious right against reproductive rights, with corporations against workers and with executive power over civil liberties.

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  • "We Are Going to Shut It Down on May 1": Caravan Against Fear Mobilizes the Masses

    "We Are Going to Shut It Down on May 1": Caravan Against Fear Mobilizes the Masses

    By Sarah Jaffe, Truthout | Interview

    It is incredibly important for all of the labor movement to be involved in this fight because the issues of racial justice, immigration and environmental justice are at the forefront of workers' lives every single day, says Alejandra Valles, secretary treasurer for SEIU United Services Workers West, which has organized the ongoing multistate Caravan Against Fear.

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  • One Hundred Days of Deconstruction: Part 1

    One Hundred Days of Deconstruction: Part 1

    By Steven Harper, Moyers & Company | News Analysis

    Two months into Trump's presidency, historian Douglas Brinkley said it would be "the most failed 100 days of any president." David Gergen, a seasoned adviser to Presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan and Clinton, agreed. But they're using a traditional scorecard. With the help of Trump Party loyalists, Steve Bannon and his boss are remaking the US. Future generations won't judge kindly those who let it happen.

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