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A Discussion of Identity Politics

Election 2008

A Discussion of Identity Politics

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In this election season, one candidate is identified as African-American; another as a woman. Does this change the way you view politics? Should it?

Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page, author Jill Nelson, and New York Times online columnist Stanley Fish join us to discuss the politics of identity, and what role — if any — identity politics should have in how you cast your vote.

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