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Tea Party Flag
Audio

Brendan Steinhauser was watching Rick Santelli on Squawk Box, listening to the CNBC editor’s now-legendary rant following the 2009 bailout of the financial sector that ended with his call for a “Chicago Tea Party” outside of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Steinhauser thought it sounded like a good idea.

Length: 
3:01
Protester
Airdates: 
July 21, 2018

Wherever you turn, it seems like someone’s angry — on Facebook and cable news, in street marches and congressional town halls. It would seem that we’ve entered a new era of increased hostility. But how did we, as a nation, get here?More

Duca V Carlson
Sonic Sidebar

A Teen Vogue editor finds herself arguing with Tucker Carlson. And then it gets worse.

Length: 
7:38
Candle
Audio

Psychologist Clark McCauley has studied terrorist groups and lone actor extremists for years. He says in many cases, it's not ideology that inspires terrorists — it's social bonds.

Length: 
11:52
Mubin Shaikh
Articles

Self-described former jihadist Mubin Shaikh believes many terrorists are drawn to political violence for very rational reasons. He recounts his journey into, and out of, extremism.

Length: 
11:11
Esteban Touma
Video

Comedian Esteban Touma reflects on love and marriage, and reveals how squirrels explain the mysteries of evolution.

Length: 
5:34

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