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Affirmative action and Asian American admissions
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Opinion
Affirmative action and Asian American admissions
Some 45 years ago, I was a young Asian American college student in California, who worked with Chicano/Latino and Black students statewide to protest the first major attack on minority admissions.
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Supreme Court takes a stand against the American people
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Editorial
Supreme Court takes a stand against the American people
Recently the Supreme Court issued two decisions that have generated broad public opposition.
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Thousands demonstrate for abortion rights on Common
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Thousands demonstrate for abortion rights on Common
Thousands of protestors gathered at the Boston Common Saturday afternoon as part of a nationwide wave of demonstrations against efforts underway to restrict abortion rights.
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Local activists protest after Roe opinion leaked
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Local activists protest after Roe opinion leaked
Activists and elected officials held demonstrations and press conferences, vowing to fight to preserve abortion rights in Massachusetts.
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An overdue improvement to American democracy
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Editorial
An overdue improvement to American democracy
Former President Trump appointed three conservative justices to the Supreme Court, tilting the balance of the body. Trump would not have been seated as president were it not for the Electoral College, which put him in office despite losing the popular vote by more than 3 million votes.
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A serious challenge to educational diversity
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Editorial
A serious challenge to educational diversity
Supreme Court justices are expected to decide on a Harvard admissions lawsuit soon. The justices would do well to take a pass on the lawsuit, which relies on flawed statistical data to suggest Harvard is discriminating against Asian American applicants.
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It’s time to curb America’s Wild West mentality
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Editorial
It’s time to curb America’s Wild West mentality
The U.S. Supreme Court now has a case before it to determine whether a state law restricting the right to carry a gun violates an individual’s privileges under the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
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Opinion
Why FDR flopped in his SCOTUS packing — and why Biden won’t try
The SCOTUS is top-heavy tradition-bound and massively revered, and it has been firmly shielded by custom from any direct political interference.
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Rights groups oppose Supreme Court nominee
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Opinion
Rights groups oppose Supreme Court nominee
The nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill a Supreme Court vacancy has triggered a chorus of civil rights organizations expressing their adamant opposition.
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Eight things Senate Dems can do to muck up Trump’s SCOTUS bum rush
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Opinion
Eight things Senate Dems can do to muck up Trump’s SCOTUS bum rush
The universal consensus on Trump’s and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speed rush to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat is that Senate Democrats can do nothing to stop it. This is dead wrong.
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