Academic Diversity on the Supreme Court

I don’t think President Obama should have nominated Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. Don’t get me wrong; It’s not that I think she’s too conservative. That would be the granola/Birkenstock wing of the Democratic Party. And it’s certainly...
America’s Crusade Against Workers

America’s Crusade Against Workers

Rights at work,Leave on the tide;Without a unionAt our side. There’s a well-established ritual in Washington governing workers’ rights. When Republicans are in charge, they pursue a scorched-earth policy. This includes placing anti-union activists in...

Kagan’s Opponents

Conservative criticism of Kagan’s nomination might be getting more ink, but plenty of people on the left don’t want Elena Kagan to serve on the Supreme Court either. For years, Republican presidents have reliably appointed strongly conservative justices,...

Constitution v. Corporations

With her impressive resume and intellectual ability, Solicitor General Elena Kagan is obviously qualified to be a Supreme Court judge. We’ll hear all about that as senators and journalists dig into the record of President Barack Obama’s nominee to replace...

Angry about Arizona

Arizona’s harsh new immigration law is creating blowback, Christine Ahn and Linda Burnham assert in a Foreign Policy In Focus column. A growing number of cities, including Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, have passed city council resolutions mandating...