The "Did the South Win the Civil War After All" Episode
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In this episode Adam talks to Heather Cox Richardson about how the values the South fought for – oligarchy, and racial and gender inequality – outlived the Confederacy. Heather argues that American history can be understood as a conflict between oligarchs and masses. Adam asks her why that is. How does a "democracy" become an oligarchy? And is the politics of today an echo of the politics of 150 years ago?

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