#353 : November 5, 2017

Critics Mark Lilla and Charlie Peters talk to progressives one year later about how to talk to the “other side.” And Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal talks with Bill Press about Republican tax cuts.

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A year ago, the progressive world was turned upside down. Today we hear from two critics about why Democrats never saw it coming. Professor Mark Lilla says liberals need to take a “big humility pill.” Longtime progressive editor Charlie Peters, in an encore presentation, says Democrats don’t have to change positions – they have to explain them better to blue-collar America. And Bill Press interviews Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal about the Republicans new tax plan.

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Mark Lilla

Professor and essayist Mark Lilla says that when the economy is doing well, class politics doesn’t work, and neither does identity politics.

Charlie Peters

Charlie Peters, founder of the influential Washington Monthly, blames progressives for not understanding the views of “the other side.” An encore presentation from earlier this year.

Pramila Jayapal

Coming up, Bill Press interviews Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal of Washington State about tax cuts for the rich.

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