#495 : White rage and the political forces that drive it and benefit from it.

White rage and the political forces that drive it and benefit from it. Plus, Bill Press continues his series on the growing threat of Donald Trump’s mental state.

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An extended conversation with scholar and author Carol Anderson on the history of White rage against Black advancement and it’s continuation in Trump’s modern day politics of grievance. Plus, Bill Press on the impact of Donald Trump’s mental imbalance on the mental health of our nation.

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Carol Anderson – Part 1

Carol Anderson’s 2016 book on White rage remains a classic text in our national conversation about race. In a broad sweep of history, she demonstrates how any significant advance toward racial justice in US history has been met with powerful political backlash.

Carol Anderson – Part 2

We continue our conversation with Carol Anderson, author of One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy and White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide. 

Bill Press

Bill Presscontinues his series on Donald Trump’s mental health and what that has to do with the mental health of millions of Americans. If you’d like to hear the entire series, visit BillPressPods.com.

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