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How race has deeply divided the parties with Stanford Sociologist Doug McAdam: How race has deeply divided the parties with Stanford Sociologist Doug McAdam

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How race has deeply divided the parties with Stanford Sociologist Doug McAdam: How race has deeply divided the parties with Stanford Sociologist Doug McAdam

From Grow Big Always

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Length: 57 mins

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It’s actually a fact that our political parties have never-- in the history
of the United States-- been so deeply divided. Have you ever wondered how
we got this way? Well I was shocked to find out that it was actually race,
starting with the Civil Rights Movement, that created this incredible
separation between parties. This year’s election marks potentially the most
dramatic division that we’ve ever had and it could be the beginning of a
schism that completely shakes up our two-party system. While a lot of us
have opinions about politics, Stanford Professor Doug Mcadam is a Political
Sociologist that researches the facts around the subject. He’s the former
Director of Center of Advance Study in Behavioral Sciences, he’s authored
18 books and 85 other publications all focused on Political Sociology with
emphasis on race and social movements. So if there’s anyone who understands
how the color of our skin has created two parties that pretty much don’t
talk to each other anymore, it’s Doug.
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