Jonathan Metzl and the Coronavirus in the news

Jonathan Metzl, who will be presenting on May 26 at an online MainPAC event, was highlighted this week in a Washington Post editorial for the connections between the effect the coronavirus is having on our country and his research, as outlined in his book, Dying of Whiteness: How the politics of racial resentment is killing America's Heartland.

"It was kind of a warning of the lengths to which white working class voters could either have underlying racism or be manipulated to vote in support of wealthy donors and corporations, but against their own lifespans," Metzl says on the podcast. "And it’s just been on steroids since this pandemic started."

Learn more about our event with Dr. Metzl, and find a link to listen to the entire podcast

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