The South

Sam and Emma host Angie Maxwell, associate professor of political science at the University of Arkansas, to discuss her recent book The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing White Voters in the South Changed American Politics, on how the Southern Strategy that completely restructured the electoral college behind the GOP’s turn against social progress has found long-term success in […]
Washington Post columnist and American Prospect Editor Harold Meyerson explains the history of Southern labor conditions. Why the South is making American labor conditions cheaper than China. Why new jobs aren’t driving up wages. And why America is still defined by two labor systems: one southern and one northern. Elizabeth Warren destroys another sleazy finance […]