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America In Crisis and Renewal

George Packer In Conversation with Matthew d’Ancona

58 mins watch time

Posted July 2021


How, in a few decades, did the United States transform from a broadly prosperous middle-class country, with relatively healthy institutions and competent leaders, to a nation defined by discredited elites, hollowed-out institutions, and blatant inequalities?  Legendary journalist George Packer joins us with a bracing account of our current crisis and of how a new era of civic revitalisation may bring it to an end.