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A podcast from WNYC Studios and The New Yorker

The New Yorker: Politics and More

wnyc.org/shows/new-yorker-political-scene

150 Episodes

150 Episodes

A podcast from WNYC Studios and The New Yorker

The New Yorker: Politics and More

The New Yorker: Politics and More podcast artwork npr.org/programs/invisibilia

150 Episodes

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A weekly discussion about politics, hosted by The New Yorker's executive editor, Dorothy Wickenden.

Latest Episode

27 Aug 2020 • 19 mins

Trump’s Convention and the Allure of the Politics of Fear

Despite the historic chaos of recent months, Donald Trump’s message in the 2020 campaign remains largely unchanged. He continues to focus on “law and order” in the streets, the dangerous agenda of the “radical left,” and protecting the country from nefarious outsiders. That message has proved remarkably effective at securing the allegiance of his party. Can Joe Biden convince enough voters that “hope is more powerful than fear”? Peter Slevin joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss the Republican National Convention and Trump’s strategy for winning a second term.