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Oct 8, 2019

The path to progressive change. The transformative potential of intersectional politics. Why progressives must fight for the states. Plus Bill Press on the politics of impeachment.

 

Why Democrats need to talk about race and class. Plus, how the path to progressive renewal runs through the states. And Bill Press catches up on the impeachment inquiry with Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics. 

 

Sherry Lee Linkon

Too often, the challenge for Democrats in this political moment  is framed as one that pits voters of color against the white working-class.  Sherry Lee Linkon argues for an intersectional politics that embraces the complexity of American voters and transcends the singular categories of race and class.  

 

Meaghan Winter

In her new book, journalist Meaghan Winter writes that Democrats have largely ceded control of state governments to the GOP, allowing them to rig our political system and undermine democracy itself. She says that winning state and local races is crucial now more than ever to repair the damage. 

 

Larry Sabato

Tracking the impeachment inquiry with one of the nation's most respected political analysts.  Bill Press talks with Larry Sabato, Director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics

 

If you'd like to hear the entire interview, visit BillPressShow.com

 

Jim Hightower

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