OPINION: I fact checked Naomi Wolf’s new book on gay rights – the mockery she has faced for one error disguises the real outrage we should feel

June 29, 2019 • Helena Kennedy

For a month, critics have attacked Naomi Wolf’s new book, Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalization of Love, which explores how 19th-century UK laws persecuted homosexuality around the world and fuelled the gay rights movement. A BBC radio host …

The Week In Congress: Dreamers, Declaring War, and Reuniting Korean-American Families

June 28, 2019 • DailyClout

Published June 4, 2019 Here’s a video recap of the happenings in Congress last week (May 27-31, 2019). First up, two bills, The American Promise Act of 2019 and The Dream Act of 2019 introduced by Rep. Velasquez (D-NY) and Rep. Roybal-Allard (D-CA) res …

Bernie Sanders Proposes New Economic Bill of Rights

June 15, 2019 • Marjorie Cohn

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders delivered a full-throated defense of democratic socialism in his June 12 speech at George Washington University. Sanders quoted FDR’s 1944 State of the Unionaddress: “We have come to a clear realization of the fact …

Trump’s New Travel Restrictions Harm Both US and Cuban People

June 7, 2019 • Marjorie Cohn

Escalating his policy to economically strangle Cuba, Donald Trump has imposed new restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. persons. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) will no longer allow the popular “people-to-people” educational travel and the …

The Precarious Fate of Roe v. Wade

June 7, 2019 • Nisha Jain

The Supreme Court doesn’t like to overturn its past decisions. But there’s a way to get around Roe v. Wade without tossing it out completely. In this video we delve into how the Supreme Court makes decisions, the concept of stare decisis, and how other …

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