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Sep 21, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh versus Christine Blasey Ford in next week's likely showdown: All you need to know about this battle of optics and truth in US election seasonThe congressional showdown taking shape between Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexual assault is a battle of optics as much as truth, and it comes at the height of campaign season.
Sep 20, 2018
Americans are having a good laugh over the Brett Kavanaugh circus as this wildcard explodes into midterm election calculationsRecent polling already has the Republicans on the ropes among younger college educated women. The Kavanaugh story will only deepen the cultural chasm. ““The Republican college-educated woman is done...They’re gone. They were going anyway at some point in time. Trump triggers them”, Trump’s exiled chief strategist Steve Bannon said long before Kavanaugh was anywhere on the scene.
Sep 19, 2018
Donald Trump says Brett Kavanaugh 'not a man that deserves this' as accusations fly over sexual assault; showdown hearing not yet finalisedArray
Sep 18, 2018
Political implications of Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault allegation begin to unravel; Republicans risk alienating female votersWith the fate of US president Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee suddenly uncertain, emboldened Democrats clashed with cautious Republicans on Monday as both parties grappled with an increasingly messy nomination fight weeks before the pivotal midterm elections.
Sep 17, 2018
US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's future hangs in balance over sexual assault allegation; he arrives at White House as storm spiralsSupreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said Monday he was willing to speak to a Senate panel to "refute" an allegation he sexually assaulted a woman while in high school, after his accuser said via her attorney that she was ready to testify in public.
Jul 10, 2018
Donald Trump choice of Brett Kavanaugh for US Supreme Court justice set to spark most turbulent confirmation fight in yearsTo hear Republicans tell it, Brett Kavanaugh is a skilled and well-respected judge who reveres the Constitution. To Democrats, he's a threat to women's reproductive rights and the Obama health care program. It's likely to become the most turbulent confirmation fight for a Supreme Court justice in years, with Kavanaugh already being cast as a hero or villain.
Jul 09, 2018
Donald Trump savours prime time reality show type of reveal for Supreme Court choice at 9pmUS President Donald Trump is going down to the wire as he makes his choice on a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, but he says with his final four options "you can't go wrong." Trump wants to keep the decision under wraps until a 9 pm Monday.
Jul 05, 2018
Indian American Amul Thapar finds a spot in Donald Trump's longlist for crucial US Supreme Court pickUS President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nomination is expected on Monday, with three federal judges leading the pack and one Indian American finding a spot in the longlist. Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh and Raymond Kethledge are considered the top contenders.
Apr 07, 2018
Dalits, Muslims in India need leaders who can champion their rights despite backlash from hegemonic forcesLeaders don’t have to be Muslim or Dalit to espouse their cause. Perhaps, a true sign of democracy and progress in India would be a nationwide Hindu leader championing equality and rights for Muslims, or a Brahmin leader fighting to abolish the caste system
Aug 28, 2013
50th anniversary: Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speechToday, August 28th, is the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech, which he delivered today in the year 1963 in Washington, DC during the 'March on Washington'. The speech established his reputation as one of the greatest orators in American history.