Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court must be stopped. But that is not enough. It’s long past time to ensure that the death of an unelected octogenarian does not cause such a fundamental threat to the lives and liberty of so many. As Professor Samuel Moyn said, “The sobering thing I hope Americans take from this result is that we’ve made a court so powerful that we’ve converted the politics of democracy too often into a referendum on who makes it on to this council of elders.”
At PPP, we’re working to fundamentally unrig the courts. This requires changing the composition of the federal bench, but it doesn’t stop there.
Here is a recording of our conversation on Thursday, September 24, about how we unrig the courts and take back our power.