Robert Barnett

Robert Barnett (Producer, Writer) is a playwright and screenwriter whose work has grappled with human consequences of nuclear holocaust, AIDS, racism, and immigration. His plays and dance-theatre collaborations have been performed nationally and internationally. He is a graduate of Yale School of Drama.

Articles by this author

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrives to the Senate chamber for impeachment proceedings at the U.S. Capitol on January 16, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Views
Saturday, June 13, 2020
Black Lives Don't Matter to the Supreme Court
It is 2020 and our streets are packed with protesters demanding that "Black Lives Matter!" But for Donald Trump and his Republican Party, it is still Richard Nixon's 1968 of law and order. But for the past several years, our technology has enabled us to see first-hand what law and order can mean...
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When the Court decided Bush v Gore, there was a significant outcry. (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
They Did It Once, Would They Do It Again?
In December of 2000, the Supreme Court of the United States stopped a legal and legitimate recount of uncounted votes in Florida and declared George W Bush the president. It was and remains one of the most controversial decisions in the Court’s 200+ year history. For those who may have forgotten,...
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