Political Rewind: Author Farah Stockman talks class divide and the politics of blue-collar America


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Tuesday on Political Rewind we talk one-on-one with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Farah Stockman. We dive into Stockman's book "American Made" to see how the loss of manufacturing jobs changed the political landscape of the early 21st century. But first, the latest on voting rights as the Senate skips recess to vote on the matter. Farah Stockman, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist, and New York Times Editorial Board member. View her book "American Made": www.randomhousebooks.com/books/591675 Timestamps: :00 - Senate skips recess to debate voting rights bill 2:23- Introductions 5:19- Farah talks about the privilege of higher education 9:30- Setting of factory workers in the Rexnord plant in Indianapolis 13:30- The leadup to election night 2016 19:29- Following Shannon, a white single mom who worked at the factory 25:45- Following Wally, an African American man from rural Georgia worked in the factory 30:46- Following John, a white man who worked in the factory 35:42- The Rexnord factory shuts down 37:58- COVID comes into play 40:16- Talking about the global implications of NAFTA 47:14- Former President Trump tries to overturn the election Please be sure to download our newsletter: www.gpb.org/newsletters. And subscribe, follow and rate Political Rewind with Bill Nigut wherever podcasts are found.

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