Archive for March 1st, 2021

March 1st, 2021 - 9:03 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics, Racism

The Supreme Court’s next big voting rights case

In 2013, when the Supreme Court struck down the pre-clearance provisions of the Voting Rights Act by a 5-4 vote along ideological lines, Chief Justice Roberts, who wrote the opinion, said the VRA could prevent racially discriminatory voting laws through the act’s Section 2, which laws that pla[...]

March 1st, 2021 - 7:35 pm § in Business, Economics, Politics

Why a wealth tax may be a bad idea

“A slew of Democrats on Capitol Hill” including Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have “proposed a 3% total annual tax on wealth exceeding $1 billion” and 2% on $50 million to $1 billion, The Hill reported on Monday, March 1, 2021. Read story here.    The aim of the[...]