Justice Anthony Kennedy’s concept of liberty is deeply rooted in the landmark cases of the reproductive rights and justice movement.
The national conversation sparked by Donald Trump’s controversial foray into the presidential race has added to my growing concern that we as a country are drifting far off-course regarding immigration, seeing only trees in a vast, vast forest.
Maintaining the status quo on America’s sugar policy is unsustainable and unacceptable.
For Tunisia, whose experiment in democracy is in a fragile stage, the murder of 38 foreign visitors is another, possibly fatal, blow to one of the country’s more important economic engines.
Suddenly, the presidential campaign season has descended on the Senate filibuster reform debate.
Vehicles today are engineering marvels. But their capabilities are not being fully utilized.
Why does the FDA not want to do the very rational things it has the full authority to do and for which it has spent precious time and resources?
Agriculture and food science needs to keep pace so that production can stay on track.
Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on Mercury and Air Toxic Standards (Utility MACT) has lately been framed as by conservatives as a blow to “crippling regulations” chauvinistically made with zero consideration for the facts on the costs and benefits of regulation, and by liberals as an attempt to boost polluting industry at the cost of the public’s health.
Starkly grim statements have left both sides at each other’s throats, but the debate has been poorly framed: contrary to the right, the EPA has already considered the costs of MACT regulations, and opposing statements have oftentimes been deceptive; contrary to the left, the ruling is more concerned with procedures than the very existence of the MACT regulations.
An apparently inadvertent set of artificial conditions are combining to sharply restrict the use of nuclear energy in the U.S., potentially damaging both our economy and the environment.