Episode

6/29 Ian Millhiser: The Death of Scalia & Major Court Rulings

June 29, 2016

Ian Millhiser of the Center For American Progress explains the Supreme Court’s decision to block the Texas attack on Abortion rights. The reasoning behind that decision. The varieties of ways Scalia’s absence is influencing the Court. Why Justice Kennedy’s switch on the Fischer decision safeguarded Affirmative Action. Did Justice Sotomayor influence Justice Kennedy to moderate and insulation of the Supreme Court. The travesty of the Court’s decision on immigration and what is the nature of the Supreme Court.

On The Fun Half: true progressive Zephyr Teachout wins a Democratic Primary. Right Wing Mandela gives parenting advice. Anti Gay bigot demands an apology from Gay people. Race economics and Brexit. Bigoted attacks in the UK after Brexit vote. Donald Trump talks trade wars and you shouldn’t believe him. Scotland and Brexit.

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