Day 6

Day 6 Encore: Matt Taibbi on "The Divide"

The shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer has raised some serious questions about the state of law and order in America. Residents of St. Louis, Missouri are furious with a justice system they believe does not treat everyone equally. Chances are journalist Matt Taibbi would agree.
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The shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer has raised some serious questions about the state of law and order in America. Residents of the predominantly black suburb of St. Louis, Missouri are furiouswith a justice system they believe does not treat everyone equally.

Chances are journalist Matt Taibbi would agree. Brent spoke to Taibbi in May about his new book, The Divide, which looks at how wealth impacts one's experience with the justice system. Given the events in Ferguson, we thought the interview was worth another listen.