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The nihilism of Neil Gorsuch

Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies during the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings in 2017. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Trump’s first Supreme Court appointee’s radical vision to remake America, explained. Neil Gorsuch was ready to blow up the US…

The state of infrastructure talks in Congress, explained

President Joe Biden walks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), as he arrives to meet with House Democrats at the US Capitol on October 1, 2021 in Washington, DC.  | Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Democrats dealt with the infighting….

Why Merck’s Covid-19 pill molnupiravir could be so important

Merck is reporting that Molnupiravir, a new Covid-19 drug, reduces the risk of hospitalization and death. | Mel Evans/AP The pharma giant says its new antiviral drug cut hospitalizations in half for at-risk Covid-19 patients. The pharmaceutical giant Merck on…

It’s in our nature to fight

The Sarayaku call themselves the People of Noon, photo: Selvas Producciones Ecuador is not a safe country for environmental defenders. They are criminalised, threatened, attacked and even assassinated for attempting to uphold the rights of nature decreed in the constitution….

Letter to US Attorney General on Julian Assange

U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20530-0001 October 15, 2021   Attorney General Merrick Garland: We, the undersigned press freedom, civil liberties, and international human rights advocacy organizations, write again to share our profound concern about…

Daphne Caruana Galizia: Four years on from her murder, Malta must be held to account

Vigil outside the Maltese High Commission in London to mark the fourth anniversary of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder The following remarks were made by Caoilfhionn Gallagher, QC of Doughty Street Chambers, a member of the international legal team for the…