How is the Trump presidency transforming the United States? How might the resistance affect this? We speak with 4 experts. [ dur: 58 mins. ]
- Doug McAdam is The Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology at Stanford University and a former Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. His 18 books include the prize winning Freedom Summer and Deeply Divided: Racial Politics and Social Movements in Postwar America.
- Kenneth M. Roberts is Richard Schwartz Professor of comparative and Latin American Politics at Cornell University. He is the author of Deepening Democracy? The Modern Left and Social Movements in Chile and Peru and the co-author of The Resurgence of the Latin American Left .
- David S. Meyer is Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the University of California at Irvine. He is the author of The Politics of Protest: Social Movements in America and co-editor with Sidney Tarrow of The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement. He blogs at politicsoutdoors. com.
- David Karpf is Associate Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University. He is the author of the award-winning book, The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy and Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political Strategy.
They’re all contributors to The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement.
This program is produced with contributions from the following volunteers: Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Anaïs Amin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.