Driver Lawsuit Says Uber And Lyft’s Proposition 22 Is Unconstitutional

By Dara Kerr, CNet. -

A trio of ride-hail drivers filed a lawsuit in California's Supreme Court on Tuesday alleging Proposition 22 is unconstitutional. The proposition was voted into law by California residents in [...]

Shahid Buttar: The Crisis Is Constitutional

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The presidential election has been called for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. I speak with Constitutional lawyer and activist Shahid Buttar about what that means for our work on issues of social [...]

Social Movements Can Win Even With A Hostile Supreme Court

By Mukund Rathi, Truthout. -

With the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, how will the Supreme Court decide future cases? Most people will probably think of it as a “6-3 Court” and expect decisions based on the number of [...]

Radical Neoliberalism Was Born And Will Die In Chile

By Patricio Zamorano, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

A wave of Indigenous peoples supporting the Luis Arce-David Choquehuanca presidential ticket defeated the main right-wing candidate, Carlos Mesa by 20 points, restoring democracy to Bolivia. Just [...]

Chile: Left-Wing Forces Seek New Start With The Plebiscite

By Telesur English. -

Chile's Communist Party (PC) will do everything it can to guarantee a victory in the upcoming referendum on Sunday 25, as the country gets ready to decide whether it remains with the current [...]

DeJoy’s USPS Changes Violate Federal Law

By the Constitutional Accountability Center, Popular Resistance. -

Before USPS leaders may implement changes that will impact mail delivery on a substantially nationwide basis, the law requires certain procedures to be followed. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, [...]

Teen Who Organized BLM Rally Billed $2500 For Police Overtime

A teen who organized a Black Lives Matter rally in her northern New Jersey town said she has been sent a $2500 bill from officials for police overtime. NJ Advance Media reported Friday Emily [...]

When Can A Soldier Disobey An Order?

By John Ford, War on the Rocks. -

In March 1968, a U.S. infantry platoon under the command of 2nd Lt. William “Rusty” Calley conducted a raid of a hamlet called My Lai in Quang Ngai Province of South Vietnam. After taking the [...]

On Contact: Death Of The US Constitution

By Chris Hedges, On Contact, RTAmerica. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to constitutional scholar Bruce Fein about the death of our US Constitution. Ralph Nader, with constitutional scholars Louis Fisher and Bruce Fein, wrote [...]

DOJ Wants To Suspend Certain Constitutional Rights During Coronavirus Emergency

By Peter Wade, Informationclearinghouse.info -

The Trump Department of Justice has asked Congress to craft legislation allowing chief judges to indefinitely hold people without trial and suspend other constitutionally-protected rights during [...]

Is Assange Covered By The Same Constitutional Rights As U.S. Citizens?

By Angel Fox, Angelof-truth.com -

The U.S. government is attempting to set a dangerous precedent not only against journalists but its own Constitution by stating in last Thursday’s Assange hearing. They say that Julian Assange [...]

Piñera Signs Decree Calling Constitutional Referendum

By Telesur English. -

Chile's President Sebastian Piñera Friday signed the decree that summons the constitutional plebiscite on April 26, 2020, which will allow Chileans to decide whether or not they want a new [...]

Prolonged Protests In Panama Over Proposed Constitutional Reforms

By Popular Resistance. -

Protests in Panama started on October 22 when 1,000 students, teachers and administrators from the University of Panama marched to the National Assembly to protest proposed changes to the [...]

National Emergencies: Constitutional And Statutory Restrictions On Presidential Powers

By Cindy Cohn and Shahid Buttar, Electronic Frontier Foundation. -

When a president threatens to exercise the power to declare a national emergency, our system of checks and balances faces a crucial test. With President Trump threatening such a declaration in [...]

Democracy In Cuba: A Referendum On A New Constitution

By Staff, En.granma.cu -

On February 24, the Cuban people will vote in a popular referendum on the new Constitution. We offer some details of the process. ON February 24, the Cuban people, exercising their sovereignty, [...]

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