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State of Resistance

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State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future by Manuel Pastor

Another bonus episode! Host Lisa discusses Professor Manuel Pastor‘s latest book, State of Resistance. The book looks at the last several decades of economic, social, and environmental transformations in California. Pastor then looks to the future to ask what these transformations can predict for the larger United States.

Warnings: spoilers

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Our April read: White Fragility: Why It’s So hard for White People To Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo



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This podcast was produced by Aubrey Hicks and Jonathan Schwartz. Sound supervision from The Brothers Hedden, Ryan and Corey.

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