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The Rise of Populism
Where We Live - with John Dankosky
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05/28/2008
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Sirota reports on the seething popular discontent on both the right and the left

 

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51:59 minutes (24.96 MB)
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David Sirota: Photo courtesy of davidsirota.comDavid Sirota: Photo courtesy of davidsirota.com Author David Sirota joins us to talk about the populist revolt he says is scaring Wall Street and Washington, highlighting Ned Lamont’s 2006 senate campaign. His book, THE UPRISING, traces the historical roots of populism, from its start in the rural West in the 19th Century all the way through Lamont's 2006 race. Sirota asks the question - Will a real movement emerge from all this rage?

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