with Chris Hedges
RT America on Apr 25, 2020
On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to D. D. Guttenplan, editor, The Nation, about the history of populism in America, its current rise and the problem of democracy.
D. D. Guttenplan’s new book, The Next Republic – The Rise of a New Radical Majority, focuses on nine progressive activists emerging during the Trump administration. Among them new labor activist Jane McAlevey, racial justice campaigner, Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi Chokwe Antar Lumumba and environmental activist Jane Kleep, all working to restore America’s democratic, political and economic systems against the rise of proto-fascist forces and demigods seeking power.
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