America's robed ayatollahs overstep:

Let’s Hear It for ‘Justice’ Sam Alito!

  Let’s make a collective raspberry for the biggest loser of this off-year Congressional election: Supreme Court Justice and easily the most grouchy and sanctimonious jurist on the High Court bench Samuel Alito. It was Alito who led the charge to finally accomplish what the vast majority of male Republican members of Congress and state …

Soft-pedaling the threat of climate change is the new climate denial:

Climate Catastrophe? Don’t Worry, Some Experts are Saying: It Won’t Be That Bad…

  As the Earth hurtles ahead towards a hotter global climate with over 2 degrees or more of higher temperatures by 2100  (only to be followed by even more global heating as vast quantities of subterrainean and sub-sea methane frozen in clathrates inexorably thaw and are released into the atmosphere (as they are already beginning …

With assist from reform DA Krasner’s office:

Philly Judge Blows off Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Latest Appeal

  A Philadelphia lower state court jurist, Court of Common Pleas Judge Lucretia J. Clemons, has issued an notice that she is intending to summarily completely reject the latest and perhaps most dramatic legal challenge by Pennsylvania’s most well-known prison captive, Mumia Abu-Jamal of his 1982 conviction on a charge of murdering a white police …

Horace Chandler Davis (1926-2022)

A Courageous Hero of the Post-War Red-Scare Era Dies at 96

  By Ellen Schrecker On July 6, 2022, two and a half months before his death, the hospitalized mathematician and political activist, Chandler Davis, addressed his colleagues at a conference    he had helped organize in support of Azat Miftakhov, a Russian graduate student in mathematics serving a six-year prison sentence on trumped up charges.  …

What kind of ‘democracy’ is this?

We Americans Need a Say in How Far the US Should Go in Backing Ukraine!

Russian president Vladimir Putin is playing a dangerous game by making threats to use ‘small’ so-called theater nuclear weapons with explosive power just a fraction of the power of the city-busting bombs the US used on Japan in August 1945.   But so is the White House and the Pentagon playing a dangerous game in …

GOP partisanship supports injustice

Philly DA Target Of Vile GOP Ouster Effort

The dozens of protestors in Philadelphia who gathered recently outside the hearing held by a Republican dominated investigative committee of the Pennsylvania State House loudly chanted “Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, This Political Circus Got To Go!” That protest included circus performers to dramatize protestors’ contention that the committee’s hearing was a ‘clown show’ intended to …

A US president accusing Russia of violating the UN Charter's like Trump accusing Biden of watching porn

US Hypocrisy Knows No Limits

President Biden’s condemnation of Russia at the UN on Wednesday, where he claimed Russia had violated the UN Charter by invading Ukraine, a country he ludicrously insisted posed  “no threat” to its larger neighbor, is epic hypocrisy coming from the leader of a country that not long ago invaded and destroyed Iraq based on a …