The New Democrats w/ Lily Geismer

Dan’s second episode with historian Lily Geismer, who he interviewed in 2019 about Don’t Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party. This interview is on Left Behind: The Democrats’ Failed Attempt to Solve Inequality, which details the long history of Clintonism and the Democrats’ neoliberal turn.

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