Nothing about the 2020 presidential campaign is typical and the debates are no different. Diane talks with Janet Brown, executive director of the Commission on Presidential Debates, about how they are planning in the middle of a pandemic.
Journalist and lawyer Adam Cohen says over the last 50 years, a majority conservative Supreme Court has consistently ruled in favor of the rich.
Cohen says this can be found in rulings that make it harder for racial minorities and the poor to vote to decisions that loosen restrictions on how much money corporations and the wealthy can contribute to political candidates.
His new book is “Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court’s Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America.”
Cohen talked with Diane about his work and his reaction to President Trump’s call for Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor to recuse themselves from cases that involve him.
- Adam Cohen Former public interest lawyer and journalist; author of five books including "Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court's Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America"
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