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Left News Digest: May 6, 2022 The Intercept

The Fact-Free Logic of Samuel Alito

Jordan Smith

In his zeal to overturn Roe and do away with abortion rights, the Supreme Court justice relies on deceptive arguments and a regressive read of the law.

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Roe v. Wade Is About to Be Struck Down by the Electoral College

Jon Schwarz

Four of the justices voting to overturn Roe were appointed by presidents initially elected while losing the popular vote.

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House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn Stumps for Anti-Abortion Rep. Henry Cuellar

Akela Lacy

Leadership’s support for Cuellar shows “cognitive dissonance” between Democrats’ words and their actions, said primary challenger Jessica Cisneros.

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The End of Roe: Saving Abortion Rights Means Taking Them Into Our Own Hands

Natasha Lennard

The relentless right and feckless Democrats brought us here. Now, preserving access to abortion will require breaking some laws.

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Amazon Anti-Union Consultant Boasted About Infiltrating AFL-CIO Meeting

Lee Fang

At an industry meeting, the consultant, Katie Lev, laid out the details of Amazon’s latest battles against organized labor.

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Man Who Painted Trump’s Face on Lawn Could Be Headed to Congress

Sara Sirota

J.R. Majewski gained national attention for turning his yard into a giant Trump sign. Now he’s the former president’s pick to unseat Marcy Kaptur in Congress.

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Progressives, “Massively Outgunned,” Ditched Nina Turner

Akela Lacy

Justice Democrats blamed pro-Israel super PACs run by DMFI and AIPAC for its decision to stay out of the rematch with Ohio Rep. Shontel Brown.

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Democratic Inaction Is Seriously Eroding the Party’s Activist Base

Eoin Higgins

A depression in volunteer energy in four swing states is a direct result of Democratic inaction on Biden’s campaign promises, organizers say.

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Staten Island DA Bought Clearview Face Recognition Software With Civil Forfeiture Cash

Sam Biddle

Clearview and its right-wing founder have become emblematic of the threat posed by powerful and typically unsupervised software.

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