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Representative-elect Maxwell Frost Credit Kenny Holston for The New York Times

Newsbrief

Wednesday December 7, 2022

  • It’s time to censure Clarence Thomas
  • The Supreme Court needs real oversight
  • The most conservative justices just got humiliated
  • Gen Z comes to Capitol Hill
Sproul Plaza at UC-Berkeley. (Marlena Sloss for The Washington Post)

Newsbrief

Wednesday November 30, 2022

  • For 25 years, UC Berkeley hasn’t used race in admissions, and the results have been devastating
  • Amy Coney Barrett’s long history with homophobia
  • What it’s like to be LGBTQ+ in red California
  • The judge and the case that came back to haunt him
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Newsbrief

Wednesday November 16, 2022

  • The end of affirmative action
  • Superior Court Judge roasts Alito
  • Saving the Courts is an emergency. Start confirming federal judges now.
  • What has happened to SCOTUS?
  • December 13: How the conservative legal movement is coming for our rights
Affirmative-action advocates rallied outside the Supreme Court on October 31, 2022 Francis Chung : POLITICO : AP.jpg

Newsbrief

Wednesday November 9, 2022

  • At 25, this child of immigrants was just elected to Congress
  • Progressives can’t let the Supreme Court win
  • The Supreme Court wants to erase Native kid’s ancestry
  • SCOTUS’ troubled treatment of Asian Americans
  • The sad death of affirmative action
Donald Trump greets Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch ahead of the State of the Union address on Feb. 4, 2020 Mario Tama:Getty Images

Newsbrief

Wednesday November 2, 2022

  • The end of affirmative action
  • SCOTUS has no reason to destroy affirmative action. They’re doing it anyways.
  • Federal judge calls Clarance Thomas’ bluff
  • I’m a teacher. Anti-LGBTQ laws are making my job impossible.
A man takes pictures of the snow on campus at Harvard University during a snowstorm on January 29, 2022 in Cambridge, Massachusetts Adam Glanzman:Getty Images

Newsbrief

Wednesday October 26, 2022

  • I’m Asian American and affirmative action helped me
  • The myths the conservative legal movement wants you to believe
  • The most conservative Federal Court just declared an entire agency unconstitutional 
  • Progressives need to stop prioritizing lawyers over low-income people