Farai Chideya talks with journalist Judd Legum about why he digs deep into corporate money in politics, especially after the insurrection of January 6th. Our Body Politic health contributor Dr. Kavita Trivedi shares how to stay safe with the spread of the Delta variant of Covid-19, and convincing your loved ones to get vaccinated. In her new book, The Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik challenges us to rethink our paradigms for understanding politics. Plus, political contributor Errin Haines and legal analyst Tiffany Jeffers join Farai on the roundtable, Sippin’ the Political Tea, to discuss assaults on voting rights, the staying power of Trumpism, and the myth of objectivity.
00:54 Journalist Judd Legum on holding corporations accountable for their political spending
12:54 Health contributor Dr Kavita Trivedi on the latest Covid-19 news
23:42 Nesrine Malik on her book “We Need New Stories: The Myths that Subvert Freedom”
31:23 Sippin’ the Political Tea: Errin Haines, Tiffany Jeffers ,and Farai Chideya talk about the week’s news