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The Prospect podcast #55: Is Socialism coming to America?

Clare Malone from FiveThirtyEight asks whether democratic socialists could reshape American politics

By Prospect Team   November 2018

Prospect talks to Clare Malone from about America’s new left. How far can people like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez go? And how will Democratic Socialists like her affect the coming midterm elections?

Plus, Stephanie Boland on rediscovering a great writer and Alex Dean on when politicians just won’t take the blame.

Hosted by Tom Clark, editor, Prospect. Produced by Jay Elwes.

Listen now, or find us on your favourite podcast provider below.

Read Clare Malone’s essay from our November issue


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