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Abortion Pills Will Change a Post-Roe World

Greer Donley, Rachel Rebouché and David S. Cohen New York Times
The reality is that abortion pills will be available to people in the United States — no matter what the Supreme Court does and regardless of whether states give permission.

Friday Nite Videos | June 24, 2022

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Jordan Klepper Shows Trump Supporters Jan. 6 Hearing Clips. The Pandemic's Unequal Toll. How Realistic Is Your Favorite Movie Dinosaur Scene? Lauren Boebert's Jesus Christ Superstar. In Buffalo's Black Community: "I Can't Promise Them Safety."

The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Crisis

Molly Coleman and Tristin Brown Teen Vogue
The right-wing supermajority on the Court is the result of a movement determined to seize power at any cost. It's time to critically assess and reconfigure the Court’s role in our society. Our democracy depends on it.

Dance to the Music

Amy Soricelli Freshwater Literary Review
Amy Soricelli’s poetry captures the grit of The Bronx: the passing “radio from an open car window” or a “random gunshot.”

Investigating an Attempted Coup

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
The real object of the Jan. 6 Committee investigation is the “political coup” that Trump sought to orchestrate as he attempted to cling to power. The January 6th insurrection was simply the last desperate gasp.