Episode

4/22 Lily Geismer: Don’t Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

April 22, 2015

Lily Geismer a assistant professor of history at Claremont McKenna College and author of  Don’t Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party explains how the suburban makeover of the Democratic Party has moved the Party to the right. Where the title “don’t blame us”. George Mcgovern and the economic and social shifts in Democratic politics. The liberal tax revolt. Why Massachusetts isn’t as liberal as its reputation. Knowledge workers, the Massachusetts technology sector and the new liberalism. How suburban liberal fuse social justice and economic exclusion. Why suburban is becoming urban in liberal politics. Also how Obama’s focus on high tech growth and delivery speaks directly to suburban liberal Democratic politics.

On The Fun Half: Judith Miller’s sociopathic revisionist history of her war mongering reporting.  Why the TPP is just a corporate give away. President Obama sells the TPP and raises and fails. Mike Huckabee is a real American and your not. Also your calls and IMs.

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