Charlie Sykes

author and former talk show host

Guest

Charlie Sykes is the author of Fail U: The False Promise of Higher Education,  Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism -- from Goldwater to Trump and Beyondand How the Right Lost Its Mind. He is a former editor-in-chief of RightWisconsin.com and former host of WNYC's Indivisible, a public radio program about America in a time of change.

Charlie Sykes on KCRW

Once again it’s the race for the White House as Reality TV, with  20 performers focused on making the next audition. Are   “bold proposals” politically risky?

Are Democratic candidates playing into Trump’s hands?

Once again it’s the race for the White House as Reality TV, with  20 performers focused on making the next audition. Are “bold proposals” politically risky?

from To the Point

During a visit to Pittsburgh to honor the victims of an anti-Semitic attack, President Trump was met with protests.

Midterm Elections and the Divider in Chief

During a visit to Pittsburgh to honor the victims of an anti-Semitic attack, President Trump was met with protests.

from To the Point

Segment description: Democrats may be in a precarious position on harassment allegations. Should the public differentiate between the Roy Moores and the Al Frankens?

Sexual harassment hits both sides on Capitol Hill

Segment description: Democrats may be in a precarious position on harassment allegations. Should the public differentiate between the Roy Moores and the Al Frankens?

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