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Trumpcast – a podcast from Slate: Coronavirus Reveals Trump’s Disaster Fault Lines


There is some resonance here with what is happening elsewhere in the world at this time

S –late’s Podcast – Trumpcast 

March 27,2020

Transcript at Slate

This episode

Virginia Heffernan talks to history professor and disaster expert Dr. Scott Knowles about how care is rationed in U.S. society, how the elite respond to panic, meditations on Albert Camus’s The Plague and Edgar Allan Poe’s The Masque of the Red Death, and more.





About this Podcast

A podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan, León Krauze, and Yascha Mounk talk to reporters, historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.



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