Activism Politics

Activists to Senate Republicans: Do Your Job

Nearly 100 civil rights, women’s rights, environmental, labor and social justice organizations bsent a letter last week to 11 Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee urging them to fulfill their constitutional duty to help vet and confirm a new Supreme Court justice following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

Education

Affirmative Action Returns to SCOTUS

For the second time in three years, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas, the case that threatens to destroy affirmative action.