Supreme Court’s Latest Decision Devastating For Death Row Inmates, by Laura Finley

Stop the Death Penalty Banner

Image by Kurt Morrow via Flickr

by Laura Finley
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
May 31, 2022

On May 23, 2022, the Supreme Court issued yet another decision that does greater injustice to the US criminal (in)justice system. It ruled that state prisoners cannot submit claims of inadequate counsel to federal courts, thereby adding yet another barrier to those on death row who are seeking relief amidst serious concerns that justice was not served.

Continue reading

Keeping track of the empire’s crimes by William Blum

by William Blum
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Aug 4, 2009

Keeping track of the empire’s crimes

If you catch the CIA with its hand in the cookie jar and the Agency admits the obvious — what your eyes can plainly see — that its hand is indeed in the cookie jar, it means one of two things: a) the CIA’s hand is in several other cookie jars at the same time which you don’t know about and they hope that by confessing to the one instance they can keep the others covered up; or b) its hand is not really in the cookie jar — it’s an illusion to throw you off the right scent — but they want you to believe it.

Continue reading

Sen. Franken Raises Net Neutrality with Judge Sotomayor

Dandelion Salad

[note: it gets garbled towards the end of the clip.]

July 15, 2009

Senator Franken’s first question for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor was on net neutrality and the need to protect the Internet as a level playing field for free speech.

Continue reading

What Sotomayor Could Mean for Network Neutrality and the First Amendment + Franken

Crossposted with permission from The Free Press.

Dandelion Salad

By Marvin Ammori
Save the Internet
July 13, 2009

Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, will ask Judge Sonia Sotomayor questions this week and has said he will ask about network neutrality.

Continue reading

Bill Moyers Journal: Jeremy Scahill + Brooke Gladstone and Jay Rosen

Dandelion Salad

Bill Moyers Journal
June 5, 2009

Jeremy Scahill

Bill Moyers sits down with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill to examine the human and financial costs of America’s wars.

Continue reading

Turley: Past Opinions of Sotomayor Lack Intellectual Depth

Dandelion Salad

Bookmark and Share


Vodpod videos no longer available.

more about “Turley: Past Opinions of Sotomayor La…“, posted with vodpod


Obama Introduces Sonia Sotomayor As His Nominee For Supreme Court Continue reading