What the 2016 Election Is Teaching Us About a Changing America

Deep inequality and stagnant wages. An emerging electorate of color. White anxiety. Anti-establishment anger. Millennial distaste for the duopoly of party politics. What do you get when you combine these? The combustible 2016 presidential election. What does this election say about who we are? And what will it reveal about the future of American identity?

Festival: 2016

Watch and Listen: Politics

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