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Feb 27, 2020

Sociologist Arlie Hochschild understands the roots of America’s political divide better than most. Her book “Strangers In Their Own Land: Anger And Mourning On The American Right,” takes a trip to rural Louisiana during the Obama years, where she interviews dozens of Tea Party conservatives. Many of her subjects...


Feb 21, 2020

Sanders is surging. With Iowa and New Hampshire in the bag, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has emerged as the clear front-runner in the democratic primary. Reporter Rebecca Leber breaks down his climate plan. Then, Professor Thea Riofrancos explains why the progressive left is rallying behind him as their climate...


Feb 14, 2020

Leading Republicans have long rejected calls for action on climate change. Now, they appear to be changing course. They're pushing new proposals, including a plan to store carbon in trees. What's driving this shift? Is there substance behind these new plans? For that, we spoke with veteran energy and environment...


Feb 6, 2020

YouTube is an influential force in politics. It’s also rife with disinformation and conspiracy theories. A new report shows that YouTube’s algorithm is actively recommending fringe climate denial videos. What will it take to solve the problem?

Producer Jaime Kaiser falls down the YouTube rabbit hole. Then, Vox...