‘An Uncivil War’ by Greg Sargen

Premiere DateOct 18, 2018
00:00 Show Opening
01:08 Episode Intro (music: “Pink Freud” by Les Big Byrd)
04:23 Interview with Greg Sargent, Part 1
16:17 I’ve X’d Myself From Your World Les Big Byrd
17:38 Interview with Greg Sargent, Part 2
33:39 Eon Les Big Byrd
34:48 Episode Outro
38:50 Finish

American democracy is facing a crisis as fraught as we’ve seen in decades. Donald Trump’s presidency has raised the specter of authoritarian rule. Extreme polarization and the scorched-earth war between the parties drags on with no end in sight. At the heart of this dangerous moment is a paradox: It took a figure as uniquely menacing as Trump to rivet the nation’s attention on the fragility of our democracy. Yet the causes of our dysfunction are long-running—they predate Trump, helped facilitate his rise, and, distressingly, will outlast his presidency.

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