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Nancy Isenberg has 1 media appearance.

(Mis)Understanding the Elites
Indivisible, Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 0am
On this episode of Indivisible: What does the coded word “elite” really stand for? Intellectual snob? Rich, out-of-touch, liberal? Fat-cat Wall Street banker? In an age of global populism, all of the above are fair game for politicians trying to connect with angry voters.

MPR News host Kerri Miller and her guests dig into why wealth, education and power are at once the hallmarks of the American Dream and the subject of our collective ire.

Kerri is joined by Stephen Prothero, Chair of the Department of Religion at Boston University and author of “Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars” and Nancy Isenberg, historian and author of “White Trash: The 400 Year Untold History of Class in America.” (aurevoir)
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Nancy Isenberg is the T. Harry Williams Professor of American History at LSU, and writes regularly for Salon.com. She lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Charlottesville, Virginia. [adapted from White Trash (2016)]
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