I was in Selma, Alabama on the historic Freedom Day to register voters. Tensions were high and leaders were escalating their tactics.
I saw the inequality and violence that African-Americans ...
According to the doctrine of constitutional avoidance, the court should seek to interpret a statute in order to avoid a constitutional question.
In my previous posts on King v. Burwell , I ...
Vaccinations don't cause autism. But not vaccinating does spread contagious diseases like measles.
In 1998, Andrew Wakefield conducted a study of 12 children linking the MMR vaccine to the onset of ...
My beautiful wife, Mary Nir, was an extraordinary soul. She was the kindest person I ever knew. She had a wickedly off-beat sense of humor. There was no one she wouldn't stop to help. If you knew ...
This article was written by Dorit Rubinstein Reiss, Professor of Law at the University of California Hastings College of the Law in San ...
Yeah, that's right, I'm rec-begging this time...because there's a graph at the end which took a *ton* of time to put together, and I'd hate to see it go down the memory hole.
First, a quiet, normal ...
Though living in France, I occasionally follow debates on Daily Kos, and it seems to me that Charlie Hebdo's controversial cartooning style when it comes to religion is not completely understood ...
This began as a comment to another post, now on the recommended list, written by someone I respect immensely as a person of tremendous integrity. I write it not "against" what my fellow poster wrote,
For the last few days I've been faced with a quandary. How to denounce murder, defend free-speech and a free press and how to "not be Charlie," (Je ne suis ...
I am putting a meta tag on this diary since it is about what happens on Daily Kos and my experience with it. However, my purpose is not to gripe and complain about the site or users that I don't ...