In his new book, “Why We’re Polarized”, Vox founder and editor-at-large Ezra Klein delves into the historical reasons that America’s political landscape has become increasingly divided over the past 50 years. He argues that identity is a central driver of political polarization, and explains how hyper partisanship is threatening national cohesion. Klein joins Forum to talk about his book, and how COVID-19 is affecting politics and the November election.
Vox's Ezra Klein on 'Why We're Polarized'
U.S. President Barack Obama, right, is interviewed by Ezra Klein, center, and Sarah Kliff, left, on Vox at the Blair House on January 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
Ezra Klein, founder and editor-at-large, Vox; author, "Why We're Polarized"