Supreme Court of Iceland grants Eimskip the right to appeal

Today Eimskip received a letter from the Supreme Court of Iceland notifying that the company´s application for the right of appeal of the Court of … … (more…)

Dems Pivot From ‘Trump & Russia’ to ‘Trump & Racism’

In the aftermath of the murder of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, then a candidate for president, went forward with a planned rally at 17th and Broadway in the heart of Indianapolis’ African American community. The country had witnessed more than 100 race…

House Judiciary leaders press for answers in Epstein death

The leaders of the House Judiciary Committee wrote to the Federal Bureau of Prisons on Monday, pushing for answers in the weekend death of financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was being held in a New York jail on sex trafficking charges. Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), the committee’s chairman, and Rep. Doug…

How do we connect the economy to our everyday lives?

Recent headlines — of course filled with hyperbole — drive home a singular message: America’s economy is booming! The stock market is setting records. The 3.7% unemployment rate hovers around all-time lows. More than 220,000 jobs were added in June. … (more…)

The DNC Army That Could Soon Descend on Swing States

To avoid repeating the errors of 2016, the party is training young people of color to be campaign organizers for the eventual Democratic nominee. (more…)

‘Tinderbox of violence’: Ocasio-Cortez tears into Stephen Miller over family separation

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday savaged White House adviser Stephen Miller for his role in engineering the administration’s family separation policy, accusing him of abetting the humanitarian crisis at the southern border. “It is a policy of dehumanization, implemented by this executive administration, laid at the feet of Stephen Miller,…

If Dems Know What to Do About China, They’re Not Saying

Trump may be breaking China and the United States apart-and the 2020 candidates haven’t voiced any clear alternatives. (more…)

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure ‘key’ Mueller evidence

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspecified agreement with the Justice Department to begin providing “key evidence” that Mueller…

Give Trump an Ultimatum on Stonewalling

Washington • If you want to understand how fundamentally President Trump and his Republican allies have damaged our capacity for self-government, look no further than the debate over whether he should be impeached. (more…)