Fear City with Kim Phillips-Fein

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Dan interviews historian Kim Phillips-Fein about her book Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics and about how the destruction of social democracy made today’s city where coronavirus is killing its poor and working-class people.

In other news: Dan’s Jacobin essay on keeping the Bernie infrastructure alive is here and the volunteer petition to do so, which you should sign, is here.

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Topics: Neoliberalism New York City US History
Guests: Kim Phillips-Fein