Tag: Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy: The strange legal marriage of the anti-choice movement and campaign finance

July 2016

The same jerks after your uterus are shooting down campaign rules; one tactic just backfired.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy: The South Doesn’t Have a Monopoly on our Racist History

July 2015

We should take down the Confederate flag, but racism has always been and continues to be a national issue. A case study of Crandall v. State before the Connecticut Supreme Court in 1834 serves as a prime example.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy: Like Man Bites Dog

May 2015

The Roberts Court—and Roberts himself—upholds a campaign finance rule.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy: Somebody Give Bill Gates and Drew Faust a Copy of Citizens Disunited

May 2013

The new book by “class traitor” Robert Monks shows a system at its breaking point—and names the twenty-four Americans who can fix it.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy: Will the Supreme Court Get Back That Loving Feeling?

January 2013

Will DOMA and Prop 8 go the way of Virginia’s anti-miscegenation law? A look at the face of marriage equality in 1967 and today.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy: The John Roberts Head Fake

July 2012

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Obamacare obscures the ruling’s other, deeply conservative result: a road-map for gutting Congressional power.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy: America Doesn’t Need Another CREEP

May 2012

Watergate led to a grassroots effort to clean up Washington. In the wake of Citizens United, and with the upcoming 40th anniversary of the Watergate scandal, is it time to act again?