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Myth Busters: Why We Need To Expand the Supreme Court

Laura Williamson Demos
Two decades of divisive Court decisions have threatened our representative democracy, weakened the fundamental right to vote, undermined racial justice, and favored the interests of the wealthiest corporations and individuals at the expense of the rights of working people. It's time to change the Court.

Locked Up for Being Poor

N.Y. Times Editorial Board The New York Times
The county’s lawyer defended this policy by arguing that poor defendants — who are disproportionately black and Latino — stay in jail not because they can’t buy their way out but because they “want” to be there, especially “if it’s a cold week.” Judge Rosenthal called this despicable claim “uncomfortably reminiscent of the historical argument that used to be made that people enjoyed slavery.”
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