from The Great Debate:

For America, real progress achieved nearly by accident

By David Dante Troutt
July 1, 2015

Couple carry an American flag and a rainbow flag during the annual Gay Pride parade in New York

A couple carry an American flag and a rainbow flag during the annual Gay Pride parade in New York June 28, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

from Breakingviews:

Supreme Court slices Wall Street some wedding cake

June 26, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate:

When the Supreme Court is this wrong, it’s time to overrule them

By Doris Kearns Goodwin and Jeff Clements
June 2, 2015

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Police form a line after arresting demonstrators on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court, on the anniversary of the Citizens United decision, in Washington, January 20, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

from American Insights:

The Supremes and gay marriage

April 29, 2015

If the Supreme Court rules against gay marriage at this point, it could potentially invalidate thousands of same sex-unions across 37 states. Such a decision would also show just how far behind the rest of the country the court is on the issue.

from The Great Debate:

How do you change the deeply held beliefs of a nation? Here’s one strategy.

By Evan Wolfson
April 17, 2015

Updated 6/25/2015 at 10:15 a.m. EDT

A box of cupcakes are seen topped with icons of same-sex couples at City Hall in San Francisco

A box of cupcakes topped with icons of same-sex couples at City Hall in San Francisco, June 29, 2013. . REUTERS/Stephen Lam

from The Great Debate:

The Supreme Court hears an Obamacare fairytale

By Steven Brill
March 2, 2015

U.S. President Obama meets with citizens who wrote letters about how they benefited from the Affordable Care Act at the White House in Washington

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) meets with citizens who wrote letters about how they benefited from the Affordable Care Act at the White House in Washington, Feb. 3, 2015. At right is Health and Human Service Secretary Sylvia Burwell. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

from The Great Debate:

Soros: Big money can’t buy elections – influence is something else

By Jonathan Soros
February 10, 2015

An Occupy Wall Street demonstrator holds a sign as others gather during a national day of action "Occupy the Courts" in New York

A demonstrator holds a sign as others gather in Foley Square during a national day of action "Occupy the Courts" in New York, January 20, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

from Breakingviews:

U.S. insider trading cops risk pasting from bench

January 30, 2015

By Reynolds Holding

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate:

Money speaks louder than words, but that doesn’t make it ‘speech’

By Deborah Hellman
January 20, 2015

A voter arrives to vote at the fire house due to storm damage at the regular polling station from Hurricane Sandy during the U.S. presidential election in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey

A voter arrives to vote at the fire house due to storm damage at the regular polling station from Hurricane Sandy during the presidential election in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

from The Great Debate:

When it comes to money in politics, the Supreme Court lives in a different reality

By Trevor Potter
January 16, 2015

The sun shines through cloud cover above the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, June 13, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst