Jeet Heer writes for The Nation that, “the reactionary courts—precisely because they embody institutional power—pose a more serious threat to American democracy than even the largest mob of MAGA ruffians.”

“Activists have suggested a raft of policies congressional Democrats could embrace, such as enacting ethics reforms (including setting guidelines for Supreme Court justices) and investigating judges. As Molly Coleman of the People’s Parity Project notes, Congress could strip ‘the judiciary’s power to hear cases related to specific pieces of legislation, or by routing all challenges to a given statute to a court of its choosing. It can eliminate the power of a single judge, like Kacsmaryk, to issue nationwide injunctions, a power invented by judges but well within the authority of Congress to modify or eliminate.’”

Read more in the Nation.