The Politics And Culture Of The Government Shutdown

shutdownOctober 7, 2013 – Segment 1

We discuss the cultural and political roots of the stalemate in Washington that has led to the government shutdown. We are joined by Bob Somerby, Editor of The Daily Howler; Dr. Lester Spence,  Associate Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University and Center For Emerging Media Scholar in Residence; and Dr. Anne McCarthy,  Dean of the Business School at Hamline University in Minneapolis and former Republican candidate for Comptroller of Maryland.

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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