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Episode 1511

The Supreme Court- Guardrail against Excessive Democracy / Steve Fraser

Sep 12 2022

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Steve Fraser

SCOTUS v. Democracy / Steve Fraser

Historian Steve Fraser talks about his Tom Dispatch article "The Trump Supreme Court is Nothing New," about how the Supreme Court has over time been used to kneecap the democrat process in the U.S., and how it's been originally designed to provide that function to uphold the rule of the powerful against the masses.