One Year After Charlottesville, President Trump Wades Into The Culture Wars
When it comes to race relations in the country — it doesn't seem like President Trump is the change agent he said he'd be. A year after Charlottesville, Trump has reignited his feud with NFL players on Twitter, and attacked his former aide, Omarosa Manigault Newman for publishing claims that he used a racial slur during his “Apprentice” days in her new book. Jim Braude was joined by New York Times reporter Farah Stockman, whose coverage of race and politics included a deep dive into the aftermath of Charlottesville, and Michael Curry, former Boston NAACP president and current chair of the national NAACP Advocacy and Policy Committee.

GOP Senate Candidate Beth Lindstrom Distances Herself From Trump But Says She Would Vote For Him In 2020
Greater Boston kicks off “Debate Week” with what was supposed to be a conversation between all three Republican candidates running to unseat Senator Elizabeth Warren. But after months of communication, only Beth Lindstrom joined. She joined Jim Braude to discuss.

’Political Tribes:’ Amy Chua Talks New Book, America’s Polarization Epidemic
Author Amy Chua gained notoriety for her much-discussed book, Hymn of the Tiger Mother, in which she argued for the superiority of Chinese parenting techniques. Now she’s back with a different cultural argument: that humans are inherently tribal, especially when it comes to politics – and that a failure to recognize this fact is harmful for the nation. Amy Chua joined Jim Braude to discuss.

IMHO: Voting By Smartphone
Jim Braude gives his thoughts on another way to increase voter turnout, especially among younger voters: smartphone voting.