City Visions: Ian Haney López On Race, Class And The 2020 Election | KALW

City Visions: Ian Haney López On Race, Class And The 2020 Election

Aug 24, 2020

As the United States reckons with our history of racism and a pandemic that is disproportionately impacting people of color, race promises to feature front and center in this year's election.  But can Democrats talk about race and still win?  

We'll hear from UC Berkeley's Ian Haney López on his book Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections, and Saving America.  Plus, an update on the California wildfires.

Guests: 

Scott McLean, deputy chief, Cal Fire

Erin Allday, health reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle

Ian Haney López, professor of law and director of the Racial Politics Project at the University of California, Berkeley; author of Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections, and Saving America.

Resources:

Race-Class Academy