By Ann G. Daniels The bad news: Steven Menashi, nominated to the super-important Second Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, thinks it’s “obvious” that Western culture, government, science, etc. is superior to everything else, especially everything Muslim; was a top legal advisor on Betsy DeVos’ plan to protect for-profit colleges that ripped off their students; and … Continue reading Menashi: Unfit to sit
Deadline: through June 26, and even after - Do you have a favorite Presidential candidate yet? Do you know where the candidates stand on the big issues - and if you do, do you know it from their own statements? Many of the candidates, to our dismay, haven’t taken a stand or enunciated a plan on … Continue reading Make the candidates speak out
Deadline: now and ongoing - The GOP continues to push through horrendous federal judges at berserker-pace, making it hard to even keep up, and harder to fight since they have a death grip majority in the Senate. We still need to stand up against the worst of the horribles. And gee, here's one! In June … Continue reading Keep Readler off the bench
It’s not just about getting out the vote on November 6, 2018. Yes, that's critical. But there's more than one front in our ongoing battle against Trump and his minions, so we gotta walk and chew gum at the same time! As important as the election — and with very long term implications — is … Continue reading Stop Kavanaugh: rallying cry at IEB’s August AMM
Please join us at Indivisible East Bay's postcard party & snack potluck July 15, anytime between 11 AM and 3 PM at Sports Basement, Berkeley. RSVP here - not required, but it'll help us know what supplies to bring for you. All are warmly welcome -- from the postcard-curious to committed carders -- for a combo … Continue reading July IEB Postcard Party & Snack Potluck
When the current occupant of the White House started what has turned into a terrifying court-packing effort (together with his cronies in the Senate), a few of IEB's fearless research-loving members went into high gear. Since late summer 2017, what is now our Judiciary Team has created and shared an extensive database of information about … Continue reading IEB’s Judiciary Team Rocks the Nation!
We marked our 6-month anniversary of visits to Senator Feinstein’s office with another wide ranging policy discussion.
Trump's Muslim Ban continues to bounce around the federal courts, with Attorney General Sessions' appeal of a lower court's order limiting the ban filed late Friday.
In a major ruling on May 22nd the Supreme Court struck down two North Carolina congressional districts in voters' racial gerrymandering challenge