Jacobin Radio

Jacobin Radio


The Vast Majority: Sliding Into (and, Hopefully, Out of) Reaganland

April 13, 2021

Micah talks with Chapo Trap House's Matt Christman about historian Rick Perlstein's Reaganland: America's Right Turn 1976-1980, the politics of the 1970s and the possibilities for political alternatives to the right turn America ended up taking, the parallels of that era to the Obama/Bernie/Trump era, and (what else?) the desperate need to revive labor to escape our neverending culture wars.