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How to Outsmart a Corrupt SCOTUS

Congress actually has the power to regulate SCOTUS, and to institute rules around the behavior of the justices.

Connie Walker on Telling Indigenous Stories

“Are there any Indigenous people in newsrooms?” 

The Threat of Ozempic “Coercion”

I wasn't sure there were many more new thoughts around weight loss drugs. But a recent conversation with Virgie Tovar made me think differently.

Ron DeSantis Bans Climate Change

If a word doesn't exist in state legislature, does it make a sound?