When it comes to workers' rights, some of the most influential government officials we'll be voting for are ones whose names don't actually appear on the ballot.
The kind of big government the Right likes is the kind that keeps certain people from voting.
Senate Republicans are blocking votes on judicial nominees, including uncontroversial ones.
The Walmart case is only one example of the Supreme Court's growing tendency to side with the interests of big corporations over the rights of ordinary citizens.
In a Congress controlled by the emerging far-right wing of the Republican Party, the winners would be the people who are already winning.
A judge's job is to recognize and apply the values of the Constitution, and that isn't something a robot can do.