Episode

3/17 The Hidden Racism in Our Obsession with Civility w/ Alex Zamalin

March 17, 2021

Sam and Emma host University of Detroit Mercy professor Alex Zamalin to discuss his latest book Against Civility: The Hidden Racism in Our Obsession with Civility on the need for disruptive organized pressure to combat racism and its thread through American history.

And in the Fun Half: Brandon Sutton joins us to see Mitch McConnell threaten the Democrats who want to change the filibuster rule, Dave Rubin concedes he’ll stay in California because he doesn’t want to be a second class citizen, the existential wandering of the conservative movement during Biden’s first 100 days, Matt Walsh’s cancel culture take, Steven Crowder’s stale racism, investing in schools to get kids back in the classroom, fallacy of the pure meritocracy, plus your calls and IMs!

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