Behind the News

School politics: right-wing money meets rage, some of it justified, some just racist nonsense

Two perspectives on the role of schools in last week’s elections. Lisa Graves, long-time student of right wing money and influence networks, talks about their role in fomenting rage against critical race theory. And Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, a historian who’s studied fights around schools, looks at what’s behind parental anger.

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