Democracy Requires Disempowering the Supreme Court

There’s simply no path forward for meaningful social progress in the United States that doesn’t go through disempowering the Supreme Court. Ideas like packing the court with new justices and imposing term limits on old ones have long been dismissed as too extreme to be worth serious discussion, but we’ve reached the point where it’s utopian to think any kind of remotely meaningful left agenda can be enacted without pursuing some such strategy for reining in the court.