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Video: "The Roosevelts," 7 episodes (tags)
FDR lived out boundless optimism and boundless enthusiasm. 45,000 schools were built and 7,800 bridges built; social security, minimum wage and 4 million jobs within two or three months.
Video: John Paul Stevens on Six Amendments (tags)
About the Authors John Paul Stevens Justice John Paul Stevens was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1975 to 2010. He was appointed by President Gerald Ford and was the second longest-service justice in the Court's history, after Justice William Douglas, whom he replaced.
Health Care and the Supremes (tags)
When the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act in late March, the vicious hostility of their comments signaled their intent not only to rule so-called "Obamacare" unconstitutional but to fundamentally recast the Court's jurisprudence. It's clear from the health-care hearings and from previous decisions like Citizens United that the Court's five-member Right-wing majority wants to return to the days before and during the New Deal when the Court quite consciously saw its mission as protecting the 1 percent by ruling any meaningful attempt at regulating the economy unconstitutional.
Next Supreme Court Justice to Solidify Right Wing, Neoliberal Control (tags)
Obama likely to shift the court more to the right
High court upholds affirmative action (tags)
WASHINGTON – The grassroots movement that marched and rallied in defense of affirmative action over the last decade hailed the Supreme Court’s 5 to 4 decision, June 23, upholding race-conscious admissions programs at the University of Michigan (U-M) Law School. Wade Henderson, executive secretary of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), called it “a great victory for America.”