The Funhouse Mirror of Political Polarization

Listen back to our Views and Brews discussion on “The Funhouse Mirror of Political Polarization.” KUT’s Rebecca McInroy talks with political analyst Joan Walsh, documentarian Paul Stekler and economist James K. Galbraith about the role the economy and the political landscape play in shaping identity and ideology in America today.

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V&B – Postcards From the Great Divide

Taking a quote from former US speaker of the house Tip O’Neil, we ask if “all politics is local” why were pollsters, politicians, analysts, pundits, and practically everyone surprised by the election of Donald Trump? What part was not understood? The “politics” or the “local”? Here with me to screen parts of the PBS series…

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