Mike Konczal on “Fireside Chats”: Occupy is Liberalism’s Bad Cop

In the second installment of the Roosevelt Institute’s new weekly Bloggingheads series, “Fireside Chats,” Fellow Mike Konczal sits down with Jacobin‘s Peter Frase. In the clip below, they discuss how the Occupy movement fits in with the broader American left. Mike says that “as a liberal I view this as a whole good cop/bad cop thing,” allowing mainstream progressives to say “the system needs to deal with us conventional liberals lest our partners come in the room and go nuts.”

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