Skip to main content

Friday Nite Videos | May 24, 2024

Portside
Alito's Freak Flags / Haley Endorses Trump. 'We Are Cowardly' / Singing the Truth. The One Place You Can’t Say Trump Is a Criminal Defendant. The Debate Over the Anthropocene, Explained. Disneyland Workers Dispel the Fairytale.

Supreme Gaslighting

Michael Podhorzer Weekend Reading
Supreme Court Justice Alito flew a flag of insurrection at his home. Here's the most important takeaway: but for Alito and his similarly conflicted fellow justices, Donald Trump would almost certainly be a convicted felon for J6 by now.

Friday Nite Videos | June 23, 2023

Portside
'Elect Clowns, Expect a Circus.' The Case for a 4-Day Work Week | Juliet Schor. Republican Grifting Exposed, Chief Justice John Roberts Confronted. 'Re-Indicted' - A Parody | Emma's Revolution. Former Cop's 'My Girlfriend Stole My Car' Excuse.

The Case for Supreme Court Term Limits Just Got a Lot Better

Jamelle Bouie New York Times
What if lifetime tenure, rather than raising the barriers to corruption, makes it easier to influence the court by giving interested parties the time and space to operate in an era when wealth has an almost unbreakable grip on our politics?

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.
Subscribe to Samuel Alito