Cafe : Opinion
SCOTUS Is Helping The Christian Right Undermine The Force Of Anti-Discrimination Law
It is increasingly clear from the nation’s highest court that religious objections can invalidate anti-discrimination protections and provide popular intolerance with an end run around the law.
Exxon, Apple And Other Corporate Giants Will Have To Disclose All Their Emissions Under California’s New Climate Laws
We Don’t Talk About Leonard: The Man Behind the Right’s Supreme Court Supermajority
The inside story of how Leonard Leo built a machine that remade the American legal system — and what he plans to do next.
Why The UAW Union’s Tough Bargaining Strategy Is Working
The union’s bargaining strategy has three interconnected elements: an emphasis on substance, processes affecting interpersonal relations, and the setup – or context.
Nazi Germany Had Admirers Among American Religious Leaders – And White Supremacy Fueled Their Support
Americans’ support for Nazi Germany is best explained by belief in white supremacy.
If Police Had Treated Proud Boys Like A Street Gang From The Start, Jan 6 Attack May Have Been Less Severe
Treating Proud Boys solely as members of a terrorist organization does not actually stamp out white supremacy groups.
Wisconsin GOP Threat To Impeach Protasiewicz Is Unsupported By Law And Undermines Judicial Independence
The impeachment of a recently elected justice based on lawful campaign conduct and a legally grounded decision not to recuse would negate the people’s votes for Protasiewicz, in our view striking a blow to the principle of judicial independence.
Trump Got Few Jewish Votes In 2016 And 2020. He’ll Get Even Fewer In 2024.
Most Jews reject Republican policy positions and trust Democrats over Republicans on all major issues, including fighting antisemitism, but Trump’s extremism is particularly unpopular among Jewish voters.
White Men Have Controlled Women’s Reproductive Rights Throughout US History. The Post-Dobbs Era Is No Different
This is not the first period in U.S. history when white men have exercised control over women’s right to bear – or not bear – children, including during slavery.
In Objecting To Judicial Orders Restricting His Speech Trump Is Only Hurting Himself
All of these orders are aimed at protecting both Trump’s First Amendment speech rights and his rights under another part of the Constitution – the Sixth Amendment, which guarantees the right to a fair trial.