Tag: Ciara Torres-Spelliscy
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy: The South Doesn’t Have a Monopoly on our Racist HistoryJuly 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 DogMay 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 DisunitedMay 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 FakeJuly 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 CREEPMay 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?