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The Brookings Cafeteria

Aug 10, 2018

Baruch College professor Thomas J. Main discusses his new book, “The Rise of the Alt-Right,” with Bill Finan, director of the Brookings Institution Press. In the interview and his book, Main describes the alt-right’s ideological roots, how it became a factor in American politics, and why it poses the greatest challenge to democratic liberalism today.

Also in this episode, David Wessel explains the current and potential consequences of President Trump’s tariffs in the latest edition of his Economic Update.

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