Special Relationship: Bernie Sanders and Beyond

Today, Celeste and John delve into the Bernie Sanders phenomenon and what it means for the future of Democratic and third-party politics.

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, a supporter of Sanders rival Hillary Clinton, looks at the election through the lens of his own experiences as a 2004 presidential contender. He gives his take on not only Clinton and Sanders, but on presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump as well.

Providing an international perspective: Writer Sam Knight, who uses the knowledge he gained from producing a deeply reported New Yorker magazine profile of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to compare the state of left-flank politics in the U.S. and the U.K.

Special Relationship, from The Economist and Mic

Special Relationship is a podcast collaboration that examines the US presidential election from the characteristic perspectives of two leading news organizations. Hosted by The Economist’s John Prideaux and Mic’s Celeste Katz, Special Relationship grapples with the major themes and issues in a campaign that has been anything but predictable. Each episode is a conversation, fusing deep dives into specific themes with broader perspectives provided by global and historical comparisons from both sides of the pond. It’s a unique transatlantic partnership between two distinctive voices. It’s a special relationship.

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