Why do so many of us choose to remain in a state of “sedentary agitation” about America’s problems when there are so many things we could do to help? This is the core question of UNITED, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker‘s powerful new political biography.
And it surfaces again and again on this week’s THINK AGAIN as Senator Booker and host Jason Gots talk race, poverty, hope, and apathy in America, 2016.
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Subscribe on Google Play, Stitcher, or iTunesCome talk to us on Twitter: @bigthinkagainIn this episode: Fear, says National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author James McBride, was the most powerful force in […]