The Supreme Court’s decision overturning the right to abortion is the latest in a long history of reactionary rulings. We shouldn’t have any illusions: the court is an antidemocratic body that has always been about protecting elites.
Amna A. Akbar is an assistant professor at Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law. She writes about national security, criminal justice, and social movements.
The US state has long sought to monitor and undermine black resistance movements.