If Confirmed, Kavanaugh Would Tilt Supreme Court Against Public Protections

By Matt Shudtz, Center for Progressive Reform Last night, President Donald Trump set the stage for a contentious debate about American social and economic welfare in the decades to come, nominating a Washington insider with a narrow worldview to the Supreme Court. Brett Kavanaugh’s...
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Who Is Brett Kavanaugh?

By Bettina Ramon, People For the American Way Earlier tonight, President Donald Trump announced his nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy: D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Even before Kavanaugh’s name was revealed,...
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Court Says Agency Can’t Indefinitely Delay Implementation of Obama-Era Rules

By Josh Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists Here is a beacon of good news to temporarily brighten your dark and stormy social media feeds. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit struck down an attempt by the Trump Administration to indefinitely delay a rule that was set to increase...
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Despite Health Concerns, FCC and States Clear the Way for Next-Generation Wireless Networks

By Kaitlyn Mensing and David Andrews, Environmental Working Group The wireless communications industry is rushing to blanket the nation with next-generation networks whose health effects are unknown. Despite studies linking radiation from existing networks to cancer in lab animals, the Federal...
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