Caroline Fredrickson is the president of the American Constitution Society and a senior fellow at Demos.
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Getting Serious About Power
It was 1971 and Lewis Powell, a corporate lawyer in Richmond, Virginia, who had been president of the American Bar Association and a member of the board of the giant tobacco company Philip Morris, had come to believe that American capitalism was facing a dire threat. Americans were angry about...
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Trump’s Saturday Night Massacre Is Happening Right Before Our Eyes
The FBI issued an extraordinary statement on Wednesday, pushing back on the release of a partisan congressional memo alleging the bureau used improper evidence to obtain legal permission to surveil a Trump campaign adviser. We’ve never seen anything like it. “[T]he FBI was provided a limited...