Ari Berman on the Struggle for Voting Rights
Original Air Date: December 14, 2016
The Struggle for Voting Rights discussed as Bennet Kelley speaks with Ari Berman, a senior contributing writer for The Nation and author of Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America. Berman is a senior contributing writer for The Nation magazine and a Reporting Fellow at The Nation Institute. Business Insider named Berman one of the “50 most influential political pundits” in the US. He’s written extensively about American politics, civil rights, and the intersection of money and politics. His stories have also appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, Politico and The Guardian, and he is a frequent guest and political commentator on MSNBC, NPR and C-Span. He’s lectured extensively around the country, including at the White House, Congress and the Supreme Court.