In this episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia discuss Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s decision to retire.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has announced he will retire at the end of his term, a move many say is reflective of his pragmatism. Natalia referred to this New York Times piece about Breyer’s effort to eschew ideology and to this Teen Vogue article about the need for him to retire during a Democratic presidency. Niki drew on this Atlantic essay on the illusion of impartiality.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia shared Michael Powell’s New York Times article, “How It Feels to Be an Asian Student in An Elite Public School.”
- Neil commented on Emily Baker-White’s Buzzfeed article, “Nothing Sacred: These Apps Reserve the Right to Sell Your Prayers.”
- Niki discussed right-wing radio host Dan Bongino’s relish for deplatforming.