Out in the Open

Political Anger Architects

How does anger influence politics? Out In The Open talks to the people who shape and define modern political outrage and whether they view themselves as constructive or destructive.
An anti-Trump activist gestures during a protest outside the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. ( Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)
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Out In The Open tackles political rage in the hope of finding out how it can be constructive and how it can be destructive. 

Piya talks to conservative talk radio host Steve Deace about political rage on the right; Full Frontal showrunner Jo Miller about political rage on the left; Mark Towhey on the differences and similarities between Rob Ford and Donald Trump and Stephen Lewis about using rage to spark social change. This episode also features a special audio essay by Victoria Mochama on "who gets to be angry."