Is America broken?
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Sean Illing speaks with Alana Newhouse, the editor-in-chief of Tablet magazine. They discuss her recent essay on "brokenism," a term she coined in an effort to redefine political divisions in America. Newhouse argues that the most salient divide right now is between those who want to fix the institutions we have and those who want to burn it all down and start fresh.
Host: Sean Illing (@seanilling), host, The Gray Area
Guest: Alana Newhouse (@alananewhouse) editor-in-chief, Tablet
- “Brokenism” by Alana Newhouse (Tablet, Nov. 21, 2022)
- “Everything is Broken” by Alana Newhouse (Tablet, Jan. 14, 2021)
- "See Workers as Workers, Not as a College Credential" by The New York Times Editorial Board (Jan. 28)
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- Editorial Director, Vox Talk: A.M. Hall
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